Message From the President
Click the image below to hear the president's message for this month. Jeff talks about the work that has begun on the 2018 Strategic Plan, including the hiring of a web development company to help us redo our website and a PR consultant to help us with our PR initiative. Jeff also reminds members not to miss the 2018 Mid-Year Meeting, as the Hot Rocks line-up is outstanding.
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Member & Association News
|2018 Mid-Year Meeting Featured Hot Rocks Presentations|
The Program Committee is pleased to announce the Hot Rocks presentations for this summer's meeting:
Registration for the 2018 Mid-Year Meeting is open! Join your colleagues for two days of education, inspiration and networking. The meeting will be held just prior to the AVMA conference in Denver, CO, July 11 - 13, 2018, at the Westin Downtown. For more information and to register, click here.
|Call for Volunteers|
VetPartners has many great programs and initiatives in the works to help promote our association and our members and advance the industry as a whole. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join a Committee or SIG and use their knowledge and experience to help us reach our goals. What's in it for you? A chance to develop leadership skills, connect and network with colleagues, and give back to the association and industry.
Please review the list of various committees and SIGs at http://vetpartners.org/Committees and if interested, feel free to reach out to the Chair of that group, or contact Elizabeth McArthur at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, if you will be attending the Mid-year Meeting, you can find out more about any group you are interested in by visiting with them during our Committee/SIG meeting time during the program.
|Take our Technology Survey|
The Technology & Innovation SIG is up and running and ready to bring you tools and tips to make you more tech savvy! In fact, they are planning to offer some hands on training at the Mid-Year Meeting coming up. To be most effective, we need to get an understanding of the technology skill-set within the membership. We would appreciate if you could please take three minutes to complete the survey linked below and let us know where/what/how you understand the technology that is “out there". The more of you all that take three minutes to help us, the more we can help YOU!
|VetPartners Board, Committees & SIGs Updates|
Board Motions Approved This Month
This new SIG held it's first meeting this month, and is looking for member participants. Please contact Shelley Johnson or Monica Perry is you would like to join. Also, the SIG is putting together a member survey which will come out shortly. Please be on the lookout for that.Membership Committee
The Membership Committee has been focused on continuing to deliver high value for our members. We're discussing how to "on-board" our new members, encourage collaboration among our members and will be identifying networking opportunities during the Mid-Year Meeting.Please remember that for your 2018 renewal, all members will have to reaffirm the VetPartners code of ethics statement and re-select their membership category based on the definitions of the different types of memberships. Category definitions and explanations/examples are available for review HERE. If you haven't done so yet, please review and complete the on-line form now: Membership Classification Form. Should you have any questions about which membership category you best fit, please contact Elizabeth at email@example.com.
We are actively looking for new members for the Program Committee. We meet on the fourth Thursday of each month via conference call at 11am EST. This committee has a lot of fun working to pull together both the Mid-Year and Annual Meetings. Want to join us? Let Elizabeth know.
Early bird registration for the Mid-Year Meeting in Denver ends on June 18th. Sign up now to ensure your spot!Social Media Sub-Committee
|News From our Members|
|The VIC Innovation Awards|
|Do you know a person or organization that has dedicated themselves to the betterment of the animal health industry through innovation? If so, take 5 minutes to nominate them for the Veterinary Innovation Council Awards. Final voting begins on July 1, 2018 and will close on September 30, 2018. The winners will receive their awards at NAVC's VMX 2019, January 19-23 in Orlando, FL.
Entry Deadline Extended till June 1
|VHMA Insiders' Insight Report|
|SHARE YOUR NEWS WITH FELLOW MEMBERS!
The VetPartners e-Bulletin is published monthly on or around the 15th of the month. We are always looking for news and information to share. If you have any, please send to our Association Administrator, Elizabeth McArthur, at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can review our e-Bulletin Submission Policy HERE.
SAVE THE DATES
2018 MID-YEAR MEETING
July 11 - 13, 2018
2019 ANNUAL MEETING
January 16 - 18, 2019
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