Governor Dayton announced the appointment of Dr. Amy Kizer to the Board of Veterinary Medicine for a four year term on June 19, 2015. He also reappointed Dr. Michelle Vaughn for her second term. Dr. Vaughn is the current Board president. Both Dr. Kizer and Dr. Vaughn are small animal veterinarians. To learn more about Dr. Vaughn, please see the Fall 2014 Board newsletter.
Dr. Kizer brings her veterinary experience with both small animals and a variety of exotic animals and fish. She is the veterinarian for the Sea Life Aquarium at the Mall of America, and teaches veterinary students at the University of Minnesota about veterinary care for small exotic animals. A 2002 graduate of the University of Minnesota, she owns and works at Lexington Pet Clinic in Eagan, Minnesota.
The Board thanks Dr. John Lawrence for his 12 years of outstanding commitment to the public and veterinarians of the state, which included four years of leadership as the president of the Board.