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TVMA INDUSTRY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Effectively Working With Businesses and Industries

It is the mission of the TVMA Industrial Advisory Committee (TVMA-IAC) to advance and support veterinary medicine in Texas by more effectively involving veterinary-related businesses and industries in the decisions and work of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. The committee was developed to establish and maintain formal lines of communication between TVMA and companies operating within the veterinary industry who wish to assist TVMA in achieving its stated purposes and mission within the State of Texas. CLICK HERE to download application. 

Goals

  • To develop an atmosphere of understanding and trust within which members of TVMA and representatives of veterinary-related businesses can cooperate for their mutual benefit
  • To identify and pursue legislative, educational, business, professional and public relations goals of common interest to veterinary-related business and organized veterinary medicine in Texas
  • To create an organizational structure within TVMA that gives veterinary-related business a strong voice within the association’s system of governance, leadership and decision-making

Benefits to Business and Industry

  • A forum for developing and communicating business/industry interests and concerns directly to veterinary leadership in Texas
  • Official standing within TVMA for introducing resolutions directly to the TVMA Board of Directors where they will be discussed, acted upon and placed into effect
  • Opportunities for co-sponsorship of local, regional and state-wide seminars and continuing education programs
  • Assistance in obtaining approval of company-sponsored continuing education programs to meet Texas mandatory continuing education requirements
  • Discounted advertising rates in the Texas Veterinarian magazine
  • Receipt of TVMA publications and membership directory
  • Complimentary corporate listing in the annual membership directory
  • Discounted rental rates for TVMA member mailing labels
  • Free TVMA-hosted email list server for all TVMA-IAC committee members
  • Complimentary copy of the Proceedings Manual for the Scientific Program offered at the Annual Conference of the TVMA

Committee Functions

TVMA-IAC functions shall include the following:

  • Identify and discuss legislative and regulatory issues affecting veterinary practice and the veterinary industry
  • Assist in TVMA’s annual membership recruitment and retention program
  • Recommend methods and programs whereby the economics of veterinary medicine in Texas might be improved.
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