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PCVMA News Letter 01/2019 Volume:30 No. 1

PCVMA News Letter 02/2019 Volume:30 No. 2

PCVMA News Letter 03/2019 Volume:30 No.3

President’s Message 

Dear PCVMA Members,

Thanks for the wonderful turn out for our February meeting! It was great to see everyone and really get our year started right. Our March meeting will be sponsored by Zoetis. We’ll also have updates from the upcoming FVMA Legislative Action Days. If you have any questions or would like to join the political process, please reach out to your board members!

Sincerely,

Hillary Maedel, DVM
President | PCVMA
Northeast Animal Hospital

 

TREASURER’S REPORT – 2019 PCVMA DUES NOTICES HAVE BEEN MAILED

Please support your county organization providing you with information and opportunities on continuing education, political/legislative issues, business/financial issues, Pharmacy & Laws and Rules required CE and social events throughout the year.   Practice owners, please help your associates with their membership  and the PCVMA with your continued support.

Dues are $100.00 per year per veterinarian.

Checks and inquires can be address to:

Dr. Ernest Godfrey
PCVMA Treasurer
Pinellas Animal Hospital
7791 52nd Street North
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

 

WOULD EVERYONE  TAKE A MINUTE TO REVIEW ANY CLASSSIFIED ADS YOU MAY HAVE POSTED IN THIS NEWS LETTER.   PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU WANT THEM REMOVED,  OTHERWISE YOU MAY CONTINUE TO GET LOTS OF UNNECESSARY PHONE CALLS OR E-MAILS.   ANY CORRECTIONS ARE ALSO WELCOME. 

Donmorgansr@aol.com

 

PCVMA ANNUAL END OF YEAR BOARD MEETING 2018

November 28, 2018

Attendance: PCVMA BOD – Drs. Howell, Maedel, McHenry, Godfrey and   

              Donovan.   PCVMA members and PAF BOD attending jointly

              were Drs. Morgan, Moore, Buisson, Jones, Klemawesch, Larson,

              Raver and your new PAF BOD member Dr. Camille Andrews.

President’s Report: Dr. Howell gave verbal report of the year. All went well.

Treasurer’s Report: Dr. Godfrey reported that we had received $19,700.00

              in dues against $14,031.28  in meeting and event activities during

              the year.

.Secretary’s Report:  Dr. McHenry reported the minutes of April 2018.

              Motion/2nd/Accepted    

 Meeting Schedule for 2019:  Dr. Maedel outlined the following meetings.

              January 14, 2019 – Cushing’s Disease – Dechra – Bascom’s

              February 18, 2019 – Oncology – Bascom’s

              March 18, 2019 – TBD – Zoetis – Bascom’s

              April 15, 2019 – TBD –  BI/Merial – Bascom’s

              May – Please  Attend the FVMA Conference in Tampa

              June 17, 2019 – Cervical Myelopathy – SCAN – Dr. Jim Cook       

              July 20, 2019 – PCVMA Baseball Game – Hill’s/Idexx -Tropicana

              August 19, 2019 – Oncology – BluePearl – Bascom’s

              September 7, 2019 – BOWser & CATsino Ball-Belleair Country Club

              October 21, 2019 – TBD  – Merck – Bascom’s

              November 18, 2019 – TBD – Idexx –  Bascom’s

              December – No Meeting – Happy Holidays  

 

              General discussion and agreement :  Bascom’s charges $75.00

              for plated dinners with two drink tickets.  Most sponsors have a

              limit on what they can spend.  Board members agreed that

              Bascom’s was an great place to have our meetings.  Centrally

              located, well known, great food and service and we have always

              been treated fairly. We decided to continue to have our meeting

              there even if we need to supplement the cost from PCVMA funds.    

              We also discussed having unsponsored meetings with local

              speakers and using membership dues/PCVMA funds to pay.

 

Election of Officers and Directors: 

             President – Dr. Hillary Maedel – Plantation Animal Hospital

             BOD voted to have the President serve a two year term.

             President-Elect – open

             Past President – Dr. Don Howell – Midway Animal Hospital

             Secretary – Dr. Samantha McHenry – Midway Animal Hospital

             Serving last of a two year term

             Treasurer – Dr. Ernie Godfrey – Pinellas Animal Hospital

             Serving last of a two year term

 

             Directors – Dr. Janell Dowling – Serving the last year of a two year

             term.

             Drs. Kim Donovan, Michael Rumore and Mark Scribano.

             Served their last year of two year terms and up for re-election.

             Dr. Donovan wishes to be re-elected to the BOD.

             Drs. Rumore and Scribano were not at the meeting and no

             response of their intentions at this time.

             Drs. Marie Raver, Joel Murphy and Scott Trefz have agreed to

             have their names on the ballot for election at the January 14th

            meeting of the PCVMA at Bascom’s Chop House.

 

Tallahassee FVMA Legislative Days:  March 12-14th.

             Drs. Howell and Maedel will be representing the PCVMA

             Drs. Klemawesch, Godfrey and Morgan will be representing

             the PCVMA & FVMA.

 

Commissioner John Morroni Memorial Awards Banquet  February 16th:

             The PCVMA will be purchasing a table at the event;  we have been

             sponsoring the annual “Outstanding K-9 and Officer of the Year” 

             for several years.  A great recognition for our organization.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Dr. Samantha McHenry | Secretary