Valerie Fenstermaker – Ext. 32
Directs CVMA staff in all areas and oversees all functions of the CVMA; liaison to CVMA Executive Committee, Board of Governors and House of Delegates; liaison to AVMA and other state and national organizations.
Assistant Executive Director
Dan Segna, DVM – Ext. 36
Assists executive director in overseeing all functions of the CVMA.
Director of Finance
Kathy Van Booven – Ext. 33
Responsible for all general ledger, bank reconciliations, and all CVMA-related financial statements; dues billing; CVMA-PAC; building manager; staff liaison to the CVMA Finance Committee.
Director of Membership & Web Services
Debbie Cary – Ext. 34
Management of membership department, computer services and website; staff liaison to the CVMA Ways & Means/Presidents Council committee and the California Veterinary Medical Foundation.
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Grant Miller, DVM – Ext. 40
Consultant to membership on regulatory issues, products and services; Internship/Residency program; CAVMRC program.
Conference & Events Manager
Rachel Hickerson – Ext. 11
Meeting planning; Continuing Education seminars; Pacific Veterinary Conference; staff liaison to the Allied Industry Committee and the Pacific Veterinary Conference Program Committee.
Communications & Public Relations Manager
Phil Boerner – Ext. 12
Coordinator of all aspects of all CVMA publications—California Veterinarian and CVMA Weekly—including editing, authors, and display advertising; media contact.
Design & Marketing Manager
Howard Steffens – Ext. 31
Coordinates marketing and graphic design for all CVMA publications and events.
Marie Heinz – Ext. 39
email address: [email protected]
Assistant to the Executive Director; staff liaison to the CVMA Board of Governors and House of Delegates; CVMA awards coordinator; liaison to the AVMA; staff liaison to the AVMA Advisory and Animal Welfare Committees.
Sharmele Browne – Ext. 17
Assists Director of Finance with accounts payable; accounts receivables; dues billings, etc.
Legislative Coordinator Lori Gentner – Ext. 15 e-mail address: [email protected] Monitors legislative bills; coordinates the Key Member System; staff liaison to the CVMA Agriculture, Political Action and Legislative committees.
Marketing/Social Media Coordinator
Amy Motroni – Ext. 16
Coordinates all marketing and social media for CVMA projects and websites.
Meetings & Events Coordinator
Lily Briggs – Ext. 26
Event coordinator; assists the Conference & Events Manager.
Membership/Disaster Response Coordinator
Laura Phillips – Ext. 20
Membership database, membership recruitment/retention; Certified Veterinary Assistant Program; classified ads; student programs; staff liaison to the CVMA CVA, Disaster Preparedness and RVT committees.
Brandy Williams – Ext. 10
Phones; mail distribution; office supplies; maintenance of office machines; educational library; CE posting; products orders; CVMA meeting calendar.