Rakestraw Named to TVMA Board of Directors

peter-rakestrawCOLLEGE 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 profession.

“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,” states Rakestraw.

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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