Rakestraw Named to TVMA Board of Directors
Posted February 26, 2010
COLLEGE STATION, TX - Dr. Peter Rakestraw, clinical professor at
Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine &
Biomedical Sciences, has been named to the 2010-2011 Board of
Directors of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA).
The Board of Directors serves as the legislative arm of TVMA.
All board members are volunteer leaders chosen each year by the
members of the association. They are dedicated veterinarians who
give many hours and much energy each year to the governance,
management and operations of TVMA out of duty and devotion to their
"Being named to the board of the TVMA is an honor because I was
chosen by my peers and colleagues. I am looking forward to serving
the state of Texas and its veterinary practitioners in this role,"
The purpose of TVMA is to support veterinarians as they practice
the art and science of veterinary medicine in Texas. TVMA is one of
the largest state veterinary medical associations in the nation and
is recognized for its leadership on important issues, innovative
solutions and effective representation. The excellence of its
educational programs, publications and legislative efforts has
fostered an outstanding reputation among veterinarians and sister
associations across the country.
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