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Student Organization Officers 2014/2015

 

Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA)

President:Bruce Figger, 2016bjfigger@vet.k-state.edu
President-ElectBen Suchsland, 2017bensuch@vet.k-state.edu
Vice-President:Hannah Leventhal, 2016HRLvet@vet.k-state.edu
Secretary:Kerri Nelson, 2016kerrileighnelson@vet.k-state.edu
Senior Delegate:Mikaela Vetters, 2016HRLvet@vet.k-state.edu
Junior Delegate:Erin Jobman, 2017erin728@vet.k-state.edu
Treasurer:Jeni Nezerka, 2016jnezerka@vet.k-state.edu
Treasurer-Elect:Ellen Kim, 2017ellenkim@vet.k-state.edu
Fundraising Chair:Jenni McGrady, 2016mcgrjc6@vet.k-state.edu
Fundraising Chair-elect:Melissa Rosen, 2017mlrosen@vet.k-state.edu
Wellness Chair:Melissa Zukle, 2017mzukle@vet.k-state.edu
Outreach Chair:Megan Spencer, 2016mas133@vet.k-state.edu
Intramural Chair:Catherine Donewald, 2016cid07001@vet.k-state.edu
Hill's Representative - Sr:Melanie Hinzpeter, 2016mmmh@vet.k-state.edu
Hill's Representative - Jr:Sydney Barloon, 2017sbarloon@vet.k-state.edu
Ex officio:Kyle Clymer, 2015clymer@vet.k-state.edu
Faculty Advisor:Dr. Mary Lynn Higginbothammhigginb@vet.k-state.edu
Faculty Advisor-Elect:Dr. Dan Thomsondthomson@vet.k-state.edu

 

KSU Chapter of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP)

President:John Dwyer, 2016
Vice-President:Tonia Traas, 2016
Secretary:Erin Jobman, 2017
Treasurer:Jacob Hagenmaier, 2016
Historian/Reporter:Bruce Figger, 2016
Fundraising Co-Chairs:David Hanks, 2016, &  Savannah Isley, 2017
Wetlab Coordinator:Bobbi Shanks, 2017
Advisors:Drs. Dave Rethorst & Gregg Hanzlicek  

 

Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)
(Election of Officers held in December) 2013

President:Kim Carr, 2017
Vice-President:Shannon Beins, 2016
Secretary:Meg Fleischli, 2017
Treasurer:Jing Li, 2017
Fundraiser Chair:McKenzie Gee, 2018
Equine Emergency Team Coordinator:Nicole San Jose, 2018
Wet Lab & Events Co-Coordinators:

Samantha Belsan, 2017 & Kimberly Kalosy, 2018

Advisors:Drs. Laurie Beard & Beth Davis

 

Student Chapter of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP)

President:Sarah Halpern , 2016
Vice-President:Melissa Zukle , 2017
Secretary:Katharine Boyle 2017
Treasurer:Jennifer McGrady , 2016
Advisor:Dr. Ken Harkin

 

AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) Student Leadership Team

Team Leader:Misty Yancey, 2015
Team Leader Elect:Alyssa Jonson, 2016
Student Ambassador:TBA, Fall 2013
Advisor:Dr. Ken Harkin

 

Student Chapter of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV)

President:David Hanks, 2016       
Vice-President:Bruce Figger, 2016
Secretary:Nick Henning, 2016
Treasurer:Amanda Duvall, 2016
Advisor:Dr. Steve Dritz

     

Student Chapter of the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners (AASRP)

President:Marjory Dunlap, 2015
Vice President:Natalie (Schreyer) Rykhus, 2015
Secretary: 
Treasurer:Aaron Schaffer, 2015
Advisor:Dr. Patricia Payne

     

Student Chapter of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP)

President:Stephanie Rainbolt, 2016
Vice President:Rebecca Ober, 2017
Secretary/Treasurer:Jamie Thompson, 2017
Fundraising ChairsLyndsay Morgan, 2016
Advisors:Dr. Derek Mosier 
Dr. Steven Stockham

    

Student Chapter for the Society of Theriogenology

President:Cassie Schmidtberger, 2016
Vice-President & Wet Lab Coord:Mikaela Vettters, 2016
Secretary:Samantha Schimming, 2016
Treasurer:Lauren Deissler, 2017
Fundraising:David Hanks, 2016
Advisor:Dr. Robert Larson

 

Christian Veterinary Fellowship (CVF)

President:Amy Jones, 2016
Vice-President:Ryan Herron, 2017
Secretary:Sarah Schock, 2017
Treasurer:Elli Unruh, 2017
Social Chairs: 
Advisor:Dr. Justin Thomason & Dr. Sasha Thomason

     

Exotic Animal Medicine Club (EAMC) (Election of Officers held in Nov/Dec)

President:Shawna Jo Cikanek, 2016
Vice-President:Krysta Janas, 2017
Secretary:Katrina Nieman, 2017
Treasurer:So Lee Park, 2017
Wetlab Coordinator:Kali Fox, 2016
Wildlife Chair:Allison Carter, 2017
Activity Chair:Loren Easterwood, 2016, Drew Pearson, 2016
Fundraising Chairs:Brandi Heckel, 2017
Melissa Zukle, 2017
Katharine Boyle, 2017
Herpatatium Managers:Stephanie Liao, 2017
Vien O, 2017
Historian:Caroline Keisler, 2016
Advisor:Dr. James Carpenter

     

Public Health Club

President:Tiane DeVore, 2016
Vice-President:Maggie Tracy
Secretary:Matthew Olcha, 2015
Treasurer/Fundraising:Eric Kelly, 2015
Outreach Coordinator:Mylissa Stukey
Advisor:Dr. Kimathi Choma

     

Kansas Veterinary Educational Supply Service (KVESS)

President:Melissa Ben , 2016
Vice-President:Emma Faulkner, 2016 & Taylor Boles, 2016
Secretary:Kaitlin Foley , 2017
Treasurer:Katie Haukos , 2017
3rd Year Representative:Emma Faulkner, Melissa Ben & Taylor Boles, 2016
2nd Year Representative:Katie Stewart & Kaitlin Foley, 2017
1st Year Representative:Kathleen Flanagan, 2018 
Store Manager:Pat Dembkowski

     

Student Chapter of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (SCVECCS)

President:Kaleigh Robinson , 2017
Vice-President:Lara Skoglund, 2016
Secretary:Krysta Janas , 2017
Treasurer:Grace Chen , 2017
Wet Lab Coordinators:Lisa Crevoiserat, 2016
Vien O , 2017
Fundraising Co-Chairs:Emily Seidel, 2017
Advisor:Dr. April Durant

     

KSUCVM Canine Club

President:Kyla Krissek, 2016
President Elect:Kathleen Stewart, 2017
Secretary:Lacey Rosenberg, 2016
Treasurer:Alyssa Jonson , 2016
Pets and People Co-Chairs: 
Advisor:Dr. Pat Payne

      

Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behaviorists (SCAVSAB)

President:Jordan Abernathy, 2017
Vice President:Amie Stuke, 2017
Secretary:SoLee Park, 2017
Treasurer:Kelsey Sparrow, 2017
Co-FundraisingAmber Smith, 2017 & Lior Kamara, 2016
Advisor:Dr. Susan Nelson


 

Veterinary Business Management Club (VBMA) Election of Officers held in January)

President:Laurel Thomas, 2018
President Elect:Kayla Broeker, 2019
Business Certificate Executive Coordinator:Jess Eisenbarth, 2018
Business Certificate Executive Coordinator Elect:Amanda Steele, 2019
Secretary:Jami Becker, 2018
Treasurer:Ashley Sutton, 2019
Fundraising Chair:Taylor Young, 2018
Advisor:Dr. Neala Boyer

 

International Veterinary Student Association (IVSA)

President:Ellen Kim, 2017
Vice President:Jessy Prado, 2017
Secretary:Kristen May, 2016
Treasurer:SaiRadha Ganesan, 2018
International Exchange Officer:Kyla Krissek, 2016
Fundraising Chair:TBA
Advisor:Dr. Walter Renberg

     

Holistic Club
President:Ashley Kelican, 2016
Vice-President:Alyssa Jonson, 2016
Secretary:Misty Yancey, 2015
Treasurer:Allison Ten, 2015
Wet Lab Coordinator:Lacey Rosenberg, 2016
Advisor:Dr. Ronette Gehring

 

Toastmasters

If interested contact Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sanjeev Narayanan

 

Student Chapter of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians (SCASV)

President:Gracie Chen, 2017
Vice-President:Cristian Perez, 2018
Treasurer:Michelle Chen, 2018
Secretary:Victoria Diciccio, 2018
Fundraising:Nancy Toerner, 2017 & Katie Boyle, 2017
Senior Shelter Liaison:Vien O, 2017
Junior Shelter Liaison:Victoria Diciccio, 2018
Historian:Vien O, 2017
Disaster Relief:Nicole San Jose, 2018
Cat Team/ Misc:Carolyn Bender, 2018
Advisor:Dr. Lisa Pohlman

 

KSU CVM Camelid Medicine Club

President:Paula Patton, 2016
Vice President :Megan Spencer, 2016
Treasurer:Jennifer McGrady, 2016
Secretary:Melissa Zukle, 2017
Faculty advisor: Dr. Matt Miesner

 

KSU CVM Radiology Club

President:Cory Haigh, 2017
Vice President:Shanna Marroquin, 2018
Secretary/Treasurer:Kelsea Lambert, 2018
Wet-Lab Coordinator:Lisa Lawrence, 2018
Fundraising Chairs: Jordan Abernathy, 2017
 Morgan Taylor, 2018
Advisors: Dr. Laura Armbrust
 Dr. David Biller

 

KSU CVM Surgery Club

President:Matthew Olcha, 2017
Secretary:So Lee Park, 2017
Treasurer:Hillary Martin, 2017
Fundraising Co-Chairs:Emily Seidel, 2017
 Krysta Janas, 2017
Wet-Lab Co-Coordinators:Vien O, 2017
 Cory Haigh, 2017
Advisor:Dr. Emily Klocke

 

Student Chapter of the American Association for Veterinary Nutrition

President:Jing Li, 2017
Vice President:Brandi Heckel, 2017
Secretary:Colleen Geertsema, 2016
Treasurer:Elizabeth Bolan, 2016

 

Student Chapter of the Lesbian and Gay Veterinary Medical Association (SCLGVMA)

President:Lisa Crevoiserat, 2016
Vice President:Cory Haigh, 2017
Treasurer:Jonathan Yang, 2017
Secretary:Stephanie Liao, 2017
Social Chair:Lyndsay Morgan, 2016
Faculty Chair:Dr. Melinda Wilkerson

     

Commercial Company Student Representatives

Abbott Animal Health:Andrew Mason, 2014
Dr.Dainel Edge
AVMA/GHLIT:Mark Meier, 2014
AVMA/PHLIT:Lindsay Gehring, 2015
Banfield Pet hospital - Mars Corp:Rebecca Miller, 2014
Dr. Jeff Lowery, Jeff.Lowery@banfield.net
Bayer:Lacey Rosenberg, 2016
Dr. Michael LaRarosh
Dechra:Tracey Stonebridge, 2015, traceys@vet.k-state.edu
Elsevier:Michael Duff, 2015, duff@vet.k-state.edu
Hill’s:Nicole Born, 2015 & Melanie Hinzpeter, 2016
IAMS / Eukanuba:Michelle Pavlick, 2015
Dr.Danny Migliorisi, migliorisi.dk@pg.com
LaFeber:William Theus, 2014
Elanco/Lilly Companion Animal Health:Monica Chwala, 2015
Merck Animal Health: 
Merial:
Dr. Tony Moravec,tony.moravec@merial.com
Nutramax Labs:Edyta Hrynkiewicz, 2016
Nestle Purina:Robert Munson, 2014, 
Colin Adley, 2015, 
Sarah Anderson, 2016,
Ruth Ann Lobos,Ruthann.lobos@purina.nestle.com
North American Veterinary Conference:Kathleen Stewart, 2017, Rachel Keyes,RKeyes@navc.com
Novartis:Kelsey Sparrow, 2017
Dr. Lynn Allen, lynn.allen@novartis.com
Oxbow Hay Company:Stacey Burdick, 2014
Pet King Brands, Inc:

Monica Chwala, 2015
Naomi Kirby, naomi.kirby@gmail.com

Platinum Performance:Emily Marston, 2016
Emily E. Smith,www.platinumperformance.com
Royal Canin:Jeffery Laifer, 2017
Valerie Enlow,valerie.enlow@royalcanin.com 
Timeless Vet SystemsEmily Archer Slone

Joey Seaman,jseaman@timelessveterinary.com

Veterinary Centers of America:Hanna Canfield, 2016
VetPrep:Gabrielle Fadl, 2014
Zoetis:

Michael White, 2015 
Lacey Robinson, 2016 
Kaitlin Foley, 2017

Dr. Rocky Bigbie, rocky.bigbie@zoetis.com

ZuKuKyle Clymer, 2015
Steve McLaughlin, steve@zukureview.com

     

SGA CVM Student Senators

TBA

 

Student Board of Ethical Behavior

Advisor:Walter Renberg
Chancellor: Penelope (Nellie) Burchfiel, 2016
Clerk: Kyla Krissek, 2016
Justice: Lauren Sawyer, 2016
Justice: Kayla Rene Plant, 2016
Class of 2016 Alternate: Carly Paul
Class of 2016 Alternate: Amanda Bures
Class of 2017 Alternate: Katherine Ryan
Board:Sarah Schock, 2017
Board:Joanna Wilson, 2017
Board:Laura Nelson, 2018
Board:Brian Becker, 2018

 

CVM Graduate Student Association (CVMGSA)

President:Raghavendra Amachawadi
Vice-President:Darrel J. Rezac
Graduate Program Representative/Chair:AP: Lakshmi Deepthi Uppalapathi
CS: Miles Theurer
DMP: David Amrine
Secretary:Jolene Carlson
Treasurer:Vinay Shivanna
Event coordinator:Ranjni Chand
Technical Officers:Charley Cull
Matthew McGowan
Fundraising:Getahun Agga
Stephanie Shishido
Vijaya Varma Indukuri
Faculty advisor:Associate Dean for Research: Dr. Frank Blecha
Chair: Dr. Michael Kenney
CVM Graduate Program Advisors:Anatomy and Physiology: Dr. Bruce Schultz 
Clinical Sciences: TBA
Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology: Dr. T. G. Nagaraja

     

CVM Student Ambassadors

Class of 2018

Kat Davros
Sohaila Jafarian
Laura Nelson
Bridget O’Neil
William Poland
Dustin Renken

Class of 2017

Christian Eckert
Kaitlin Foley
Eric Hamman
Melissa Juby
Ellen Kim
Jennifer Kuzminsky

Class of 2016Lee Blankenship
Penelope Burchfiel
Amanda Bures
Brande Iseman
Hannah Leventhal 
Jeni Nezerka
Margaret Tracy