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Dr. Chris Booth Begins Term as Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association President Elect

Madison, Wis. (October 15, 2012)…Chris Booth, DVM assumed the role of President Elect for the Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association (WVMA) at its 97th Annual Convention on Friday, Oct. 12. Dr. Booth will serve as President Elect for one year before assuming the presidency in 2013.
Dr. Booth graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. He has been a WVMA member since then. Currently, Dr. Booth is part-owner of Dairy Doctors Veterinary Service in Plymouth, Wis.

His vision for the WVMA is “to provide leadership and guidance that continues to foster the WVMA mission, ‘To advocate and promote veterinary medicine, while enriching human and animal health.’” Dr. Booth hopes to encourage members to be actively involved in the WVMA no matter how big or small their contribution to aid their profession in progressing into the future.

Dr. Booth has served on numerous WVMA committees including Public Health and Food Safety, and Large Animal Welfare. He has participated in the American Veterinary Medical Association Emerging Leaders Conference, the National Holstein Foundation’s Young Dairy Leaders Institute, and the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Manager’s Academy. Currently, Dr. Booth serves on the Sheboygan County Holstein Association Board of Directors and is a state junior advisor for the Wisconsin Junior Holstein Association.

In addition, Dr. Booth also serves as a county-wide 4-H dairy leader. He and his wife, Courtney, have four children – Cole, Ava, Campbell and Royce. Together they own Booth-Haven Holsteins, a small show heifer and cow care operation. The Booth family enjoys exhibiting show cattle and teaching others about agriculture.

The mission of the Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association is to advocate and promote veterinary medicine, while enriching animal and human health. Founded in 1915, The Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association has nearly 2,300 members.