Bradley will represent district 1 and begin term in August.
BradleyKaren Bradley, DVM, has been elected to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) board of directors, according to an association announcement. She will begin her six-year term as district 1 representative in August during the 2016 AVMA convention. District 1 includes AVMA members who live in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Bradley lives in Vermont and co-owns a small animal practice. She first became involved in organized veterinary medicine with the Vermont Veterinary Medical Association (VVMA), serving on the animal welfare committee, legislative advisory/governmental relations committee and executive board. The VVMA also elected Bradley to the AVMA House of Delegates where she has served as an alternate delegate, delegate and on the AVMA House Advisory Committee. She has also chaired the AVMA governance engagement team.
Bradley is also a founding member of the Women's Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative (WVLDI) and served as president for three years.
Bradley will succeed John de Jong, DVM.