AAHA Board of Directors notice of position vacancies

AAHA Board of Directors position vacancies, eligibility requirements, and application process.

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Position vacancies and additional information

Are you a passionate veterinarian committed to excellence? Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of animals and the veterinary industry? We’re seeking two dedicated individuals to join our Board of Directors and help guide AAHA toward a brighter future.

These voluntary, unpaid positions require a passion for AAHA and a willingness to contribute your expertise to drive our strategic initiatives. While this position does not offer financial compensation, it provides a unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the veterinary industry and contribute to the success of our organization.


There are no vacancies at this time.


Vice President

The Vice President must each be a licensed veterinarian who was an Accredited Practice Team Member for no less than three (3) consecutive years at least six (6) months prior to their accession to the office of Vice-President (or President-Elect, as applicable).


Each Director must have been an Accredited Practice Team Member for at least three years immediately preceding election. Directors must be those individuals committed to achieve the mission and objectives of the Association and should reflect a range of skills and diversity, including but not limited to diversity of thought, background, geography, and practice type.


Vice President

The President-Elect and the Vice President shall each serve until the next annual member meeting or until the installation of their successors. At this time the President-Elect shall become President to serve as President until the next annual conference or until the installation of a successor.


Each Director may serve up to a total of three terms. The first term shall be for one year, the second term for two years and the third term for three years. Such terms shall be in addition to any unexpired term to which the director may have been elected. Terms of directors shall begin and end at the conclusion of each annual member meeting or until the installation of their successors.

Time commitment:

Board members are expected to:

  • attend face-to-face board meetings three times per year
  • attend virtual board meetings four times per year
  • attend and engage with members at AAHA’s annual conference
  • participate in telephone conference calls as scheduled
  • maintain regular communication via email and online portal

How to Apply:

Please send your application package to Caroline Parsons at [email protected]. The application package will include four items: a signed AAHA Accreditation Certification form, a resume, a Competency Self Assessment, and a letter of intent or cover letter to seek a board position.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us.

Download self assessment

Download AAHA Accreditation Certification 2024

Submit application

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