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Veterinary Medical Board
October 19 and 20, 2010
San Diego Zoo, Rondoval Room
San Diego, California

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order - Roll Call

2. Discuss Executive Officer Evaluation Format

3. Strategic Planning - Review Current Plan and Discuss Need for Retreat in April 2011

4. Discuss Amendments to Disciplinary Guidelines

Lunch Recess

5. Closed Session - 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

A. Review and Deliberate on Disciplinary Cases Pursuant to Government Code section 11126(c)(3)
B. Pursuant to Government Code section 11126(e)
i. Van Pope Steed v. Veterinary Medical Board of California
Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles Case No.: NC043599

Wednesday, October 20, 2010
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

6. Call to Order - Roll Call

7. Swear-in New Board Member

8. Approve July 20/21 and August 16, 2010 Meeting Minutes

9. Discuss Open Meeting Act and Update on Mandatory Ethics and Sexual Harassment Training

10. Executive Officer Report

A. Board Program Reports

11. Registered Veterinary Technician Committee Report

A. Report on July 20, 2010 Meeting
B. Appointments to Registered Veterinary Technician Committee – Virginia Curtis, Kim Williams, RVT

12. Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee Report

A. Report on September 1, 2010 Meeting

13. DCA Directors Report

14. Examination/Licensing Committee Report

A. North American Veterinary Medical Educational Consortium Discussions
B. Discuss Status of RVT Exam Transition to Veterinary Technician National Examination
C. Discuss Standards for the Registry of Approved Continuing Education
D. Discuss Oregon Licensure Model – One Year of Supervised Practice Prior to Full Licensure
E. Discuss Foreign Degree Title Designation

15. Administrative Committee Report

A. Review Budget and Expenditure Projections for 2009/2010 and 2010/2011
B. Discuss Appointment to Diversion Evaluation Committee – Jody Van Tine, DVM
C. American Association of Veterinary State Boards - Update on Recommended Bylaws Changes
D. Discussion on Spay/Neuter License Plate
E. Report on Board Member Training – August 27, 2010

16. Legislation/Regulations Committee Report

A. Discuss 2009/2010 and 2010/11 Legislation
i. Assembly Bill 2411 (Jones)
ii. Assembly Bill 1980 (Hayashi)
B. Discuss and Possible Action to Exam Clean Up Regulation Amendments, California Code of Regulations sections 2000, 2010, 2010.1, 2014.5, 2015, 2015.2, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2023 and 2024 [2] [3]
C. Update on Regulations and Review Regulation Calendar
D. Discuss Parameters for Animal Physical Therapy and Chiropractic Regulations

17. Enforcement Committee Report

A. Shelter Medicine - Donated Drugs

18. Agenda Items and Dates for Next Meetings

A. January 25-26, 2011 – Sacramento
B. April 18-20, 2011 – Riverside – Combination Retreat and Board Meeting

19. Comments from Public/Outside Agencies/Associations

Note: The board may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during this public comment section that is not included on this agenda, except to decide to place the matter on the agenda of a future meeting. (Government Code Sections 11125, 11125.7(a)).


Times stated are approximate and subject to change. This meeting will conform to the Open Meeting Act. Agenda discussions and report items are subject to action being taken on them during the meeting by the Committee at its discretion. The Committee provides the public the opportunity at meetings to address each agenda item during the Committee’s discussion or consideration of the item. Total time allocated for public comment on particular issues may be limited.

The meeting locations are accessible to the physically disabled. Other disability-related accommodations or modifications can be provided upon request. Please make your request for disability-related accommodations by contacting Ethan Mathes at (916) 263-2610 or sending a written request to that person at the Board, 2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 2250, Sacramento, CA 95815. Providing at least five (5) business days notice prior to the meeting will help ensure availability of requested accommodations. Direct all other requests to Ethan Mathes at the same address or telephone number.