AVTE Past Presidents

1975-77
Harold Knirk, DVM
Michigan State University

1977-79
Walter Long, DVM
University of Nebraska-Curtis

1979-81
Roger Lukens, DVM
Purdue University

1981-83
Walter Collins, DVM
Michigan State University

1983-85
Clough Cullen, DVM*
University of Minnesota-Waseca

1985-87
Douglas McBride, DVM
LaGuardia Community College

1987-89
Karen Hrapkiewicz, DVM
Wayne Co. Community College

1989-91
Paul Cook, DVM
Parkland College

1991**
Janet Donlin, DVM
University of Minnesota-Waseca

1991-93
Thomas Colville, DVM
North Dakota State University

1993-95
Guy Hancock, DVM
St. Petersburg College

1995-97
Sarah McLaughlin, DVM
St. Lawrence College

1997-99
Robert “Pete” Bill, DVM
Purdue University

1999-2001
Alan Balay, DVM
Ridgewater College

2001-2003
Margi Sirois, CVT
Distance Learning

2003-2005
Teresa Sonsthagen, BS, LVT
North Dakota State University

2005-2007
Laura Pierce-Sandmann, CVT
Murray State College

2007-2011***
Irene Moore, DVM
University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus

2009-2010**
Dana Call, CVT

2010-2013***
Monica Tighe, RVT
St. Clair College

2013-2015
Scott Keller, DVM
Joliet Junior College

2015-2017
Jennifer Wells, DVM
University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College* Deceased

** Elected but resigned due to change of employment outside of Veterinary Technology Education
*** Longer than usual term because of resignation of President