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Lifetime Achievement Award Criteria & Nomination Form

This is the highest CVMA award to recognize a member of the Association who has contributed to the advancement of veterinary medicine and organized veterinary medicine. Veterinarians who have exerted outstanding leadership in the building of a strong local and/or state association and who have contributed significantly to veterinary medicine in California and the California Veterinary Medical Association. Nominator may be any individual, committee, or organization.

Nomination criteria:

  • Candidate(s) may be nominated by any individual, committee or organization
  • Nominee must be a Distinguished Life Member.
  • The nominee must have been, or be, active in all levels of organized veterinary medicine, exhibited leadership in the building of a strong local and/or state association and contributed significantly to veterinary medicine in California and the CVMA.
  • Self-nominations will not be accepted

Nominations must include the following:

  • Nomination form (see link below)
  • A written, detailed biography on this individual stating:
    • How this individual has contributed to outstanding leadership in the building of a strong local and/or state association.
    • How this individual has contributed significantly to veterinary medicine in California and to the California Veterinary Medical Association.
  • Letters of recommendation presented in support of this individual’s 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.

NOMINATIONS WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR A PERIOD OF THREE YEARS.

Please fill out the form and submit it with your nomination packet by January 10. You may submit your packet by email to Marie Heinz at mheinz@cvma.net or mail it to: CVMA, 1400 River Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95815.

Nomination Form

 

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