The CVMA is an association of over 1000 veterinarians and 4000 support staff who lovingly assist more than one million Chicago area pets and their families.
The membership of the CVMA is dedicated to the health and well being of animals through its nurturing of the human animal bond. The CVMA will strive to fulfill the diversified needs of its members by providing nationally recognized CE programs, cultivating membership involvement, and offering innovative member services and exemplary public awareness.
Since 1896, the CVMA has continued a proud tradition of providing its members with vital services and programs which have expanded dramatically over a century to meet the ever-changing needs of the veterinary profession and its diverse patients and clients.
The purpose of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association is to provide its members opportunities for:
- Professional enrichment and communication.
- Quality continuing education.
- Dissemination of information to the public promoting the health and well being of animals.
|Officers||President||Dr. Benjamin Welbourne|
|President-Elect||Dr. Tracey Hlede|
|Secretary||Dr. Priya Bhatt|
|Treasurer||Dr. Ajaz Alvi|
|Past-President||Dr. Rosemarie Niznik|
|Board of Directors|
|3-Year||Dr. Charlie Benson
Dr. Kiran Singh
Dr. Dana Wilis-Henderson
|2-Year||Dr. Amanda Full
Dr. Audrey Keller
Dr. Linda Kopija
|1-Year||Dr. Peter Langer
Dr. Robert Plourde
Dr. Simone Sidel
|ISVMA Representatives||Dr. Anthony Coronado
Dr. Todd Florian
Dr. Shannon Greeley
Dr. David Saidel
|Executive Director||Richard Susralski|
|Administrative Assistant||Jessica Curtis|
|Director of Public Education & Media Relations||Eric Voogd|
|Legal Council||Norm Bloch|