Membership

Distinguished Life Membership Award Criteria & Nomination Form

Distinguished Life Membership is the CVMA’s highest membership category. It indicates an individual of the highest caliber in the profession, one who not only has been a good and faithful member for a period of 25 years, but also one who has gone above and beyond the ordinary dues-paying obligations and has actively participated in the CVMA’s responsibilities.

Nomination criteria:

  • Nominee must be a member for least 25 years
  • The nominee must have actively participated in the CVMA’s responsibilities
  • Self-nominations will not be accepted

Nominations must include the following:

  • Nomination petition (see link below)
  • Synopsis of the individual’s active role in the CVMA’s membership and responsibilities
  • Signatures of five colleagues of the nominee who have been members in good standing of the Association for the preceding ten or more years
  • Three letters supporting the nomination
  • One photograph of the nominated person (preferably digital)

Presentation of the award shall be made during the CVMA’s Installation and Awards Ceremony at the annual Pacific Veterinary Conference in June/July.

Please fill out the form and submit to the CVMA. Nomination form must be received in the the CVMA office before January 10.

Nomination Form

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