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Executive Board 2016-2017 Announced

Posted on July 12th, by alovell in 2013, 2014. No Comments

The following slate of names was compiled by the chair of the Nominating Committee and presented at our March 2016 meeting.  At that time, nominations were accepted from the floor.    We are looking for “a few good women and men for 2017!” If you are interested in serving on the board, please contact a board member and let him/her know!

President – Wes Anderson
President Elect – Kelly Stevens
Secretary – Leigh Willis
Treasurer – Steven McDaniel
Editor—Sonja Thomas
Director – Fudd Graham
Director- Barry Ambrose
Director- Jason Franklin
Director- Ty Jackson
Vendor Liaison- Drew Lockhart
Past President – Stephen Gates

Register for the 24th Annual Meeting of the Alabama Vector Management Society


AVMS meeting approved by three states for CEU points toward pesticide licenses

Posted on February 8th, by alovell in 2014, AVMS Meetings. No Comments

Executive Board member Kelly Stevens has worked hard to secure approval for our meeting agenda with three different states, and now it is official.  By attending our meeting in full, you will receive:

Ten points for Public Health, Household Pest Control, and Demo&Research to apply toward re-certification in Alabama
Six points each for Public Health, D&R, Pesticide Dealer, and Structural Pest to apply toward re-certification in Tennessee

To view a copy of the meeting agenda, please click here.


Nomination Slate for 2013-2014 AVMS Executive Board Announced

Posted on January 9th, by alovell in 2013, AVMS Meetings. No Comments

The following slate of names was compiled by the chair of the Nominating Committee to be presented at our March meeting.  At that time, nominations will also be accepted from the floor.    We are looking for “a few good women and men!” If you are interested in serving on the board, please contact a board member and let him/her know!

President — Jason Carlee, Alabama Power

President-Elect — Dr. Dee Jones, Alabama Department of Public Health

Secretary — Leigh Salter (3rd of 3-year term), Alabama Department of Public Health

Treasurer — Steve McDaniel (3rd of 3-year term), Alabama Department of Public Health

Editor – Ashley Lovell (3rd of 3-year term), USDA APHIS Wildlife Services

Director 1 — Dr. Fudd Graham (1st of 2-year term), Auburn University Dept. of Entomology and Plant Pathology

Director 2 — Kelly Stevens (2nd of 2-year term), Alabama Department of Public Health

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2016- 2017 AVMS Board of Directors

Posted on April 29th, by alovell in About AVMS. No Comments

President – Wes Anderson

President Elect – Kelly Stevens

Secretary – Leigh Willis

Treasurer – Steven McDaniel

Editor—Sonja Thomas

Director – Fudd Graham

Director- Barry Ambrose

Director- Jason Franklin

Director- Ty Jackson

Vendor Liaison- Drew Lockhart

Past President – Stephen Gates


Remarks from Dr. Fudd Graham, 2011-2012 AVMS President

Posted on August 1st, by admin in 2011, AVMS Meetings. No Comments

Hello to all the members of the Alabama Vector Management Society. I have been a bit behind since our meeting in Orange Beach and will take credit for our newsletter being a bit late this quarter. The first thing I want to do is thank Steve McDaniel, Jeff and Rachael Beck, Mark Tow, Drew Lockhart, Jennifer Wroten, Jason Carlee, Kelly Stevens,
Dee Jones, Nathan Burkett-Cadena and several others who volunteered their time and efforts to make our meeting at the Fairfield Inn and Suites such a success. And we would not have been able to have such a productive meeting without our vendors who generously support our society and our efforts to provide a relevant educational opportunity for our members each year.
I am honored that you have given me the opportunity to serve as your president this year. I hope that … Read More »