Leadership

Executive Board

Sarah Novak, DVM

President
  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 2006
  • Member since 2002
  • Practices small animal medicine at the Animal Medical and Surgical Clinic in Wisconsin Rapids

Sarah Novak, DVM

President

Meg Mueller, DVM

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

Meg Mueller, DVM

President-Elect

Howard Ketover, DVM

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

Howard Ketover, DVM

Past President

Becca Raffel, MS, DVM

District 1 Representative

(Milwaukee, Ozaukee, and Waukesha Counties)

  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 2017
  • Member since 2017
  • Practices at Thiensville-Mequon Small Animal Clinic

Becca Raffel, MS, DVM

District 1 Representative

Kari Severson, DVM

District 2 Representative

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

  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 1996
  • Member since 1996
  • Medical Director at WVRC-Waukesha

Kari Severson, 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
  • Co-owner of Marsh View Veterinary Clinic in Randolph where he practices dairy and small animal medicine

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

Becky Johnson, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA

District 5 Representative

Dane and Columbia Counties)

  • The Ohio State University | Class of 1993
  • Member since 1997
  • Research anesthesiologist for the University of Wisconsin and clinical professor of anesthesia and pain management at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine

Becky Johnson, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA

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

Jennifer Nemec, 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 2005
  • Owns and practices companion animal medicine and surgery at Badger Animal Clinic in Granton

Jennifer Nemec, DVM

District 9 Representative

Summer Henschel

Student Representative
  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 2024
  • Member since 2020
  • Current focus is food animal medicine with a focus on dairy cattle

Summer Henschel

Student Representative

Ashley Oppermann

Student Representative
  • University of Wisconsin | Class of 2025
  • Member since 2021
  • Current focus is small animal general practice with the possibility of pursuing a specialty or academia

Ashley Oppermann

Student Representative

Danielle Mayr, DVM

Treasurer
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Class of 2020
  • Member since 2016
  • Practices small animal medicine at Columbus Countryside Veterinary Clinic

Danielle Mayr, 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