Snyder appoints members to the Board of Veterinary Medicine
April 01, 2011
April 1, 2011
Contact: Sara Wurfelwurfels@michigan.gov
LANSING, Mich. - Governor Rick Snyder today announced appointments to the Michigan Board of Veterinary Medicine.
The board's responsibility is to promote and protect the public's health, safety and welfare through the licensing of qualified veterinarians.
"These professionals will promote best practices and the highest standard of care in veterinary medicine," Snyder said. Charlotte Kim and Colleen Thorp-Stout are appointed and Christopher Rohwer is reappointed.
Kim, of Canton, is a veterinarian at Animal Kingdom Veterinary Hospital of Ann Arbor. She earned a bachelor's degree in bio-veterinary science from Utah State University and a doctor of veterinary medicine from Michigan State University. Kim replaces Michelle Kopcha.
Thorp-Stout, of Brutus, is the owner of the Maple River Animal Clinic of Alanson. She earned a doctor of veterinary medicine from Michigan State University. Thorp-Stout replaces Henry Matthew Vaupel.
Rohwer, of Kalamazoo, is the Chief of Staff at the Sprinkle Road Veterinary Clinic. He earned a bachelor's degree in zoology and natural science and a doctor of veterinary medicine from Michigan State University.
Appointees will serve four-year terms expiring Dec. 31, 2014, and are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.