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WAVMA Student Chapters

To initiate a new Student Chapter download the WAVMA Student Chapter Guidelines

Some examples of programs and privileges available to Student Chapters:

  • Assistance in organizing and promoting Chapter programs and activities.
  • Access to recorded webinars and live web-based presentations from experts around the world.
  • Low annual WAVMA Student Membership ($25) - 50% Chapter member’s dues may be available to support Chapter-organized activities.
  • Reduced rate (50% off) WAVMA Full Membership the year after graduation.
  • John L. Pitts Aquatic Veterinary Education Awards Program
  • Access to the latest editions of WAVMA's quarterly journal, The Aquatic Veterinarian.
  • Access to WAVMA member-only webpages and programs.
  • Aquatic veterinary externship and job listings.
  • WAVMA promotional flyers, brochures and other materials for distribution to other students.
  • Free or discounted registration for WAVMA meetings, symposia, conferences or educational webinars.
  • Participation in the WAVMA Certified Aquatic Veterinarian (CertAqV) Credentialing Program.
  • Access to WAVMA e-mail listservs, including Members-L, and Student-L.

 

CURRENT VETERINARY SCHOOL CHAPTERS

Consider joining the WAVMA Chapter Facebook Group to find out what's happening in other Chapters

Africa

University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort Faculty of Veterinary Science, South Africa (established 2017)

2017 Officers - Varushka Naidoo (Chair), Aaminah Vahed (Deputy Chair), Joanet Van Zyl (Secretary), Jodi Botha (Treasurer), George Woodley (Social Media), Robynne Britz & Vianca Naidu (Fundraising);             Faculty Advisor – Dr. Jan Myburg; Chapter Contactclick here.

 

Australia, New Zealand & Micronesia

Murdoch University, School of Veterinary & Life Sciences, Australia (established 2014)

2019 Officers - Zien Wen Tay (President), Jonathan Hoong (Vice-President), Tony Smith (Secretary), Jacqui Morgan (Tresurer), Alexa Tran ,Gin Ng , Po Jiun Huang , Lex Quah (Events Coordinators);  Faculty Advisor - Dr. Richmond Loh; Chapter Contact – click here; Chapter's Facebook.

 

University of Sydney, School of Veterinary Science, Australia (established 2014)

2019 Officers - Felicity Lam (President), Dean Pappas (Vice President), Lane Jordan (Secretary), Natalie Tym (Treasurer); Events coordinators: Sharon Backley-Astrachan, Kailey Gullickson; Faculty Advisor - Dr. Paul Hick; Chapter Contact - click here.   Chapter's Facebook.

 

Canada, Caribbean & United States

Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine, USA (established 2013)

2017 Officers - Lindsay Lawreck (President), Erika Gibson (Vice President), Samantha Page (Treasurer), Emily Horton (Secretary), Lockett Nelson (Business Manager); Faculty Advisors - Drs. Ray Wilhite & Jack Kottwitz; Chapter Contact - click here.

 

Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, USA (established 2019)

2019 Officers - Kathryn Ziegner and Lindsay MacDonald (Co-Presidents), Annie Clift (Vice-President), Amanda Vegter (Secretary), Danni Scott (Treasurer), Lindsay Francis (Education and Outreach Coordinator); Faculty Advisor, Dr. Miranda Sadar; Chapter Contactclick here

 

Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, USA (establshed 2019)

2019 Officers - Laci Taylor (President/Marketing), Brian Chambers (Vice President), Xanth El-Sayed (Treasurer/Fundraising), Daniel Ruvolo (Secretary); Faculty Advisor - Dr. Rodman Getchell; Chapter Contact - click here.

 

Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, USA (established 2014)

2016 Officers - Elizabeth Works (President), Taylor James (Vice-President), David Mills (Treasurer), Madeleine Hendrix (Secretary); Faculty Advisor - Dr. Wes Baumgartner; Chapter Contact - click here

 

Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, USA (established 2018)

2019-2020 Officers – Michael Palillo (President), Adam Feinzig (Vice-President), Cheryl Theile (President-Elect), Dermot Hutchinson (Treasurer), Mark Bilger (Secretary), Charlene Morotti (USAS Representative), Alexis Johnson (Merchandise/PR Chair); Faculty Advisor – Dr. Raphael Malbrue; Chapter Contact – click here.

 

Oregon State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, USA (established 2017)

2018-2019 Officers – Katharine "Ono" Onofryton (President), Lesley Cohen (President-Elect), Laura Eldridge (Vice-President), Corinne Weston (Secretary), Elin Crockett (Treasurer), Robyn Cates (Wetlab Coordinator); Faculty Advisor – Dr. Tim Miller-Morgan; Chapter Contactclick here.   Chapter's Facebook

 

Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies (established 2015)

2017-2018 Officers - Jean Fournier and Tim Courtney (Co-Presidents), Courtney McGonigle (Vice President), Emillie Dodd (Secretary), Mitchell Larson (Treasurer), Kelsey Johnson (Wetlab Coordinator), Ally Marnette and Jennifer Volz (Fundraising Chairs); Faculty Advisors - Drs. Don Bergfelt & Mark Freeman; Chapter Contact - click here.  Chapter's Facebook.

 

St. George's University, St. George's University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Granada, West Indies (established 2018)

2019 Officers - Kailah Buchanan (President), Nicole Clark (Vice-President), Desiree Chavez (Treasurer), Evangelia Makrygiannis (Secretary), Anastasia Lackey (Fundraising Chair), Arielle Bierman (Public Relations Chairs). Faculty Advisor - Dr. David Marancik. Chapter Contact - click here.

 

Tuskegee University, School of Veterinary Medicine, USA (established 2012)

2016 Officers - Jacqueline Elliott (President), Jennifer Algarin (Vice President), Jennifer Algarin (Secretary), Aaron Judson (Treasurer), Ayxa Rosado (Historian), TBD (Fundraising Chair); Faculty Advisor - Dr. Kenneth Newkirk; Chapter Contact - click here.  Chapter's Facebook.

 

University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, USA (established 2013)

2016 Officers - Haley Violetta (President), Riley Shugg (Vice President), Kaylee Brown (Treasurer), Megan Joyce (Secretary); Faculty Advisor - Dr. Tom Waltzek; Chapter Contact - click here.

 

University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, USA (established 2015)

2019 Officers - Miranda Rawlins (President), Ali Vavlas (Vice-President), Kenzie Schwartz (Treasurer), Juliette Lacoste (Secretary); Faculty Advisor, Dr. Alvin Camus; Chapter Contact - click here.

 

University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, USA (established 2018)

2019 Officers - Amanda Watters (President), Diane Moon (Vice-President), Allison Murawski (Secretary), Alec Colosi (Treasurer); Faculty Advisor - Dr. Kathleen Colegrove-Calvey; Chapter Contact - click here.

 

University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, USA (established 2016)

2016 Officers - Sarah Knowles (Chair), Angela Jackson (Secretary); Faculty Advisor - Dr. Amy Kizer; Chapter Contact - click here.

 

Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, USA (established 2014)

2019 Officers - Logan McAllister (President), Leanna Boyd (Vice President), Simon Zhu (Treasurer), Samantha Melero (Secretary); Faculty Advisor - Dr. Suzana Tkalcic; Chapter Contact - click here.  Chapter's Facebook.

 

University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine, USA (established 2014)

2017 Officers - Nikki Wuestenhagen (President), Nicole Nietlisbach (Vice President), Tara Dedolph (Secertary), Jenna Newman (Treasurer), Kellyanne Remy (Activities Coordinator); Faculty Advisor - Dr. Mike Collins; Chapter Contact - click here.

 

 

Secretariat

Stephen Reichley, DVM, PhD, CertAqV
WAVMA Secretary
Secretary@wavma.org

Mailing Address

25871 Duran Ave
Conifer, CO 80433
United States