The Prince Edward Island Veterinary Medical Association (PEIVMA) is comprised of approximately 160 members and represented in council by eight volunteers from the membership.
Council as of November 2016
Dr Erin MacDonald, President
Dr Christine Savidge, Vice-President and councillor responsible for public relations of the PEIVMA
Dr Gary Morgan, Registrar
Dr David Lister, Secretary Treasurer
Dr Juanita Glencross-Winslow, CVMA representative to the PEIVMA
Dr Emilie Laurin, councillor responsible for continuing education matters
Dr Kathy Ling
Dr Caitlin Matters
Council meets usually 10 times per year to discuss matters that arise in the veterinary community in the province. Matters include policy, complaints, correspondence, etc. Minutes of the meetings are recorded and distributed to the membership and posted on this website.
The PEIVMA Licensing Board is comprised of the eight councillors and at least one representative from the public. The PEIVMA Licensing Board meets three times per year. Those who have applied for a license to practice veterinary medicine on Prince Edward Island and who meet all the requirements for license are approved by this Board. Periodic inspection of existing clinics and inspection of new clinics is also the responsibility of the Licensing Board.
There is an annual general meeting (AGM) in November that all members are urged to attend for it is at this meeting that new bylaws or amendments to existing bylaws are approved or rejected; new councillors and executive are nominated and elected; and general business of the PEIVMA is discussed and decided by those members in attendance. The AGM is followed by a dinner to which each member attending the meeting may invite one guest.
The Prince Edward Veterinary Medical Association (PEIVMA) is incorporated under the Veterinary Medical Act of the province of Prince Edward Island. The objectives of the Association are to serve and protect the public interest by:
The PEIVMA welcomes your comments and questions regarding the practice of veterinary medicine on Prince Edward Island.
Please call 902 367 3757 to leave a voice mail. (This mailbox is monitored continually and a response to your message will be given prompt attention.)
Fax: 902 367 3176
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Box 21097, 465 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PE, C1A 9H6