Leadership

Executive Board
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Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of '94
KVMA Member since 1994
Currently lives in the Bowling Green area and owns her own Veterinary Practice.

Dr. Debra Shoulders

President
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Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of '2000
KVMA Member since 2000
Currently lives in Boaz, KY and practices in Paducah, KY.

Dr. Jason L. Rodgers

President-Elect
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State University
Class of '96
KVMA Member since 2001
Currently lives in the Louisville area and is a solo mobile small animal veterinarian.

Dr. Brigette Dean-Hines

Vice President
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Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of '14
KVMA Member since 2014
Currently lives in Frankfort and has a small veterinary practice in Frankfort, Kentucky.

Dr. Wade King

Secretary/Treasurer
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University of Pennsylvania
Class of '97
KVMA Member since 2001
Currently lives in Georgetown, KY and practices veterinary medicine at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington,Kentucky.

Dr. Bonnie Barr

Past President
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Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of 2003
His is currently practicing at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute

Dr. Ernie Martinez

Kentucky Association of Equine Practitoners
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Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of '93
KVMA Member since 1996
Currently lives in the Barbourville where Dr. Thomason Smith and her husband Dr. Mark Smith founded their practice called Knox County Veterinary Services.

Dr. Tammy Thomason Smith

Southeast Kentucky VMA
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TBA

TBA

Central KVMA
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Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of '15
KVMA Member since 2015
Currently lives in Morehead and practices/teaches at Morehead State University's Veterinary Technology program.

Dr. Lauren Mirus

Buffalo Trace VMA
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Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of '2013
KVMA Member since 2013
Currently lives in Bowling Green and practices at By-Pass Animal Clinic in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Dr. Ben Redmon

South Central KY VMA
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Auburn University,College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of '87
KVMA Member since 1987
Currently lives in Central City, KY and works at Breathitt Vet Center in Hopkinsville, KY.

Dr. Debbie Reed

West Central KY VMA
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Oklahoma State University
Class of '94
KVMA Member since 2007
Currently lives in the Louisville area and owns her own practice called Country Animal Hospital.

Dr. Consuela Rinehart

Greater Louisville VMA
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TBA

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Jackson Purchase VMA
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TBA

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Northern Kentucky VMA
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Texas A & M University
Class of '99
KVMA Member since 2000
Currently lives in the Lawrenceburg area and is a Veterinary Pathologist at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.

Dr. Lynne Cassone

RADR VMA
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The Ohio State University
Class of '80
KVMA Member since 1985
Currently lives in the Northern KY area and is currently serving as a House of Delegate representative and Governmental Relations Chair for the KVMA and retired from active practice.

Dr. Jim Weber

AVMA Delegate
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Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of '86
KVMA Member since 1986
Currently has a mixed animal veterinary dermatology practice in Flemingsburg.

Dr. Frank Vice

AVMA Alternate Delegate
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University of Glasgow Scotland
Class of 2001
Currently lives in Georgetown, KY

Dr. Katie Flynn

KY State Veterinarian - Advisor
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University of Florida
Class of '96
KVMA Member since 2017
Currently lives in N. KY and currently works for the KY Department of Public Health and prior to that was an Epidemiologist or the N.KY Health Department since 2009.

Dr. Kelly Giesbrecht

KY Public Health Veterinarian - Advisor
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Colorado Mountain College Veterinary Technician Program
Class of '79, Veterinary Technician Specialty in Clinical Pathology in 2012.
Currently retired after teaching at Morehead State for 35 years.

Barb Lewis, LVT, VTS (Clin Path)

KVTA Representative - Advisor
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Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of 2011
He currently lives in Shelbyville, KY.

Dr. Alex Hagan

KY Deputy State Veterinarian Advisor
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University of Georgia
Currently resides in Frankfort, KY

Dr. Christine Casey

KY Fish & Wildlife Veterinarian Advisor

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