Leadership

Executive Board

Tom Bach, DVM

President
  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 1994
  • Member since 1994
  • Practices at Lakeview Veterinary Clinic in Madison and is an adjunct professor at the UW School of Veterinary Medicine

Tom Bach, DVM

President

Howard Ketover, DVM

President-Elect
  • Colorado State University | Class of 2002
  • Member since 2002
  • Partner/owner at Irongate Equine Clinic

Howard Ketover, DVM

President-Elect

Ann Sherwood Zieser,DVM

Past President
  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 1990
  • Member since 1990
  • Associate veterinarian at Middleton Veterinary Hospital

Ann Sherwood Zieser, DVM

Past President

Joshua Stewart, DVM

District 1 Representative

(Milwaukee, Ozaukee and Waukesha Counties)

  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 2000
  • Member since 1996
  • Owner of Wales Animal Clinic, a small animal practice

Joshua Stewart, DVM

District 1 Representative

Stacey Adams, DVM

District 2 Representative

(Green, Jefferson, Kenosha, Racine, Rock and Walworth Counties)

  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 2009
  • Member since 2009
  • Owner and sole veterinarian at Adams Veterinary Service

Stacey Adams, DVM

District 2 Representative

Kolby McIntyre, DVM

District 3 Representative

(Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Sheboygan, Washington and Winnebago Counties)

  • University of Wisconsin
    Class of 2015
  • Member since 2011
  • Practices dairy medicine at Waupun Veterinary Service

Kolby McIntyre, DVM

District 3 Representative

Brian Darkow, DVM

District 4 Representative

(Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menomonie, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano and Waupaca Counties)

  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 2011
  • Member since 2007
  • Practices large animal and companion animal medicine at Countryside Veterinary Services in Appleton

Brian Darkow, DVM

District 4 Representative

Melissa Haag, DVM

District 5 Representative

Dane and Columbia Counties)

  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 2008
  • Member since 2012
  • Since graduation, has worked in the livestock division at Lodi Veterinary Care

Melissa Haag, DVM

District 5 Representative

Jennifer Rediske, DVM

District 6 Representative

(Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland and Sauk Counties)

  • Iowa State University | Class of 2003
  • Member since 2003
  • Practices large animal medicine at Veterinary Associates Hazel Green-Galena

Jennifer Rediske, DVM

District 6 Representative

David Brown, DVM

District 7 Representative

(Buffalo, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau and Vernon Counties)

  • Iowa State University | Class of 1981
  • Member since 1981
  • Retired large animal veterinarian

David Brown, DVM

District 7 Representative

Meg Mueller, DVM

District 8 Representative

(Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Iron, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix and Washburn Counties)

  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 2010
  • Member since 2010
  • Practices at Osseo-Augusta Veterinary Clinic, a mixed animal practice

Meg Mueller, DVM

District 8 Representative

Sarah Novak, DVM

District 9 Representative

(Adams, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Marquette, Oneida, Portage, Taylor, Vilas, Waushara and Wood Counties)

  • University of Wisconsin
  • Class of 2006
  • Member since 2002
  • Practices small animal medicine at Stevens Point Animal Hospital

Sarah Novak, DVM

District 9 Representative

Alexis Payette

Student Representative
  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 2023
  • Member since 2019
  • After graduation, she would like to work with the state or federal government, CDC, or WHO supporting public health with a veterinarian’s knowledge base.

Alexis Payette

Student Representative

Summer Henschel

Student Representative
  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 2024
  • Member since 2020

Summer Henschel

Student Representative

David Jeans, DVM

Treasurer
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Class of 1993
  • Member since 1993
  • Practices food animal medicine at Monroe Veterinary Service

David Jeans, DVM

Treasurer

Steve Erickson, DVM

AVMA Delegate
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Class of 1987
  • Member since 1987
  • Instructor at Madison Area Technical College in the Veterinary Technician program

Steve Erickson, DVM

AVMA Delegate

Mark Markel, DVM, PhD, DACVS

Dean | University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine
  • University of California-Davis | Class of 1983
  • Member since 1993
  • Dean of the school of the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine

Mark Markel, DVM, PhD, DACVS

Dean | University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine

Darlene Konkle, DVM, MS, DACVIM

State Veterinarian
  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 1993
  • Member since 2009
  • Currently serving as the interim State Veterinarian within the Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection

Darlene Konkle, DVM, MS, DACVIM

State Veterinarian

Keith Poulsen, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

WVDL Director
  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 2004
  • Member since 2002
  • Currently serving as the Director of the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Keith Poulsen, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

WVDL Director

Jo-ell Carson

WVMA Executive Director

Jo-ell Carson

WVMA Executive Director
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