IVMA Corporation Minutes

Iowa Veterinary Medical Association Corporation Minutes
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Scheman Building – Ames, IA


The annual Meeting of the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association Corporation was called to order by President Dr. Jim Berger at 12:25 pm.
 
Minutes of the meeting of September 10, 2020, were reviewed among attendees. It was moved, seconded, and passed to approve the minutes.
 
Copies of the Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet of the IVMA were distributed to attendees for review.  It was moved, seconded, and passed to accept the financials.
 
The necrology report was given and included the following:
Dr. Earl S. Beaver – Pine Bluff Arkansas
Dr. George C. Christensen – Ames, IA
Dr. Larry Daniels – Eldora, IA
Dr. Raymond E. Dill – Morning Sun, IA
Dr. Paul G. Eness – Dayton, IA
Dr. Donald D. Hall – Le Mars, IA
Dr. Glen E. Hurley – Courtland, MN
Dr. Arthur Lemley – Plano, IA
Dr. George E. Lewis – Osceola, IA
Dr. Lawrence J. Magnall – Waverly, IA
Dr. Donald Miller – Keokuk, IA
Dr. Carl E. Reschly – Wayland, IA
Dr. Lester Reschly – Columbia, MO
Dr. Leonard F. Seda – Victor, IA
Lori L. Swanger RVT – Council Bluffs, IA
Dr. Robert P. Terry – Clear Lake, IA
Dr. Dean Windom – Bethany, MO
 
Changes to the IVMA Bylaws were posted on the IVMA website and in the IVMA Updates for attendees for review. It was moved, seconded, and passed to accept the changes to the IVMA Bylaws.
 
The following IVMA leaders were recognized by President Berger:

  • Retiring Executive Board Members Drs. Andrew Van Roekel, Vincent Collison, Kristen Obbink, Leon Larson, and Jerry Katzer
  • Incoming Vice President Dr. Kristen Obbink
  • New Executive Board Directors Drs. Chelsea Stewart, Christine Bean, Molly Lee, Abby Bowers and Carl Schuler
  • Executive Board members in attendance were asked to stand to be recognized
  • IVMA Delegates to AVMA House of Delegates – Dr. Jodie Pettit & Dr. Bill Williams
  • Emerging Leader Liaisons - Drs. Ryan Shuey and Abbey Smith
  • 2020-2021 Power of Ten Leadership members were recognized
Other business brought before the Corporation:
  • Dr. Mike Todd has written a book titled “Riding With My Dad” which will be free to anyone that make a $20 purchase or more to the IVMF.
  • The IVMA has secured naming rights to the Client Services Lobby that will be located in the new VDL and a student/faculty conference room located in the CVM Gentle Doctor Café.
There was no other business to come before the Corporation. 
 
The meeting adjourned at 12:42 pm.

Iowa Veterinary Medical Association Corporation Minutes
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Gateway Conference Center – North Prairie Room – Ames, IA
(Also offered via Zoom Video Conferencing)


The annual Meeting of the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association Corporation was called to order by President Dr. Amanda Fales-Williams at 3:42 pm.
 
Minutes of the meeting of September 12, 2019 were reviewed among attendees. It was moved, seconded and passed to approve the minutes.
 
Copies of the Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet of the IVMA were distributed to attendees for review.  It was moved, seconded and passed to accept the financials.
 
Changes to the IVMA Bylaws were distributed to attendees for review. It was moved, seconded and passed to accept the changes to the IVMA Bylaws.
 
The necrology report was given and included the following:
Dr. David K. Bechtum, Riceville, IA
Dr. Joseph M. Brennan, Indianola, IA
Dr. Wayne A. Danker, Sun City West, AZ
Dr. Franklin H. Dierenfeld, Deep River, IA
Dr. Robert W. Glotfelty, Cedar Rapids, IA
Dr. Warren W. Herrmann, Sibley, IA
Dr. Eric J. Hollen, Winterset, IA
Dr. Kenneth G. Jennett, Bedford, IA
Dr. Howard L. Lindaman, Marshalltown, IA
Dr. Alan R. Raun, Cumming, IA
Dr. Lester J. Reschly, Columbia, MO
Dr. Daniel J. Shey, Algona, IA
Dr. C. J. Starch, Wild Rose, WI
Dr. Paul Eness Ames, IA
 
The following IVMA leaders were recognized by President Fales-Williams:
  • Retiring Executive Board members Drs. Bruce Tabke, Christopher Groos and Shawn Nicholson
  • Incoming Vice President Dr. Shawn Nicholson
  • New Executive Board Directors Drs. Courtney Blake, Lindsay Speer and Patrick Simonsen
  • IVMA Delegates to AVMA House of Delegates – Dr. Jodie Pettit & Dr. Bill Williams
  • Emerging Leader Liaisons -Drs. Amie Roberts and Ryan Shuey
An update on webinars and virtual meeting was given.
 
Dr. Fales-Williams installed the new 2020-2012 IVMA Officers:
  • President – Dr. James Berger
  • IVMA President Elect – Dr. Brenda Bright
  • IVMA Incoming President – Dr. Shawn Nicholson
Dr. Berger then presented Dr. Fales-Williams with an IVMA plaque of recognition for her service as President and Dr. Fales-Williams delivered her farewell address to the Corporation.
 
2020-2021 President Dr. James Berger addressed the Corporation and outlined his goals for his upcoming term those included:
  • Increase funding for scholarships for the CVM students through a pet memorial website.
  • Increase funding for the PAC through a drawing for those that donate $20 or more a change to win a free registration to an IVMA meeting.
  • Create an IVMA task force on Diversity & Inclusion.
  • Getting more members involved in the IVMA committees and meeting. Dr. Berger challenged the Executive Board and all committee members to bring one new person to a meeting, if they do that, he would personally donate $20 to a new scholarship to be awarded in 2022 to a VM3 student. He called the challenge “Stiff the President.”
Dr. Berger finished his address by extending his appreciation to his parents and children.
 
Dr. Amanda Fales-Williams announced the recipients of the following IVMA awards:
  • Rising Star – Dr. Molly Lee
  • Veterinarian of the Year – Dr. Ken May
  • President’s Award – Doug Struyk and Jennifer Dorman
The Healthcare Team Award will be announced at a later date after the award has been presented in person.
 
There was no other business to come before the Corporation.  The meeting adjourned at 4:05 pm.

Iowa Veterinary Medical Association Corporation Minutes
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Scheman Building – Ames, IA

The annual Meeting of the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association Corporation was called to order by President Dr. Randy Ackman at 12:23 pm.

Minutes of the meeting of September 20, 2018 were distributed among attendees. It was moved, seconded and passed to approve the minutes.
 
Copies of the Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet of the IVMA were distributed to attendees for review.  It was moved, seconded and passed to accept the financials.
 
Changes to the IVMA Bylaws were distributed to attendees for review. It was moved, seconded and passed to accept the changes to the IVMA Bylaws.
 
The necrology report was given and included the following:
Dr. Glenn E. Barrington
Dr. Paul E. Ehrig
Dr. Lowell B. Johnson
Dr. Duane W. Jordison
Dr. Gary D. Osweiler
Dr. William D. Speer
Dr. Robert F. Walser
Dr. Keith Cogley was added
 
The following IVMA leaders were recognized by President Ackman:
  • Retiring Executive Board members Dr. Brenda Bright and Dr. Nathan Bye
  • Incoming Vice President Dr. Brenda Bright
  • New Executive Board Directors Dr. Ashlie Kolbet and Dr. Amanda Steffen
  • Incumbent Executive Board Directors
  • IVMA Delegates to AVMA House of Delegates – Dr. Jodie Pettit & Dr. Bill Williams
  • Emerging Leader Liaisons - Dr. Tara Miller and Dr. Amie Roberts
  • 2019 - 2020 Power of Ten Leadership group and leaders
 
Dr. Ackman announced that Dr. Linda Kahler was the recipient of the 2019 IVMA Membership Survey participation $100 gift card.
 
There was no other business to come before the corporation.  The meeting adjourned at 12:33 pm.