AAVSB Hires Director of Verification Services

AAVSB® Hires Director of Verification Services


The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) is pleased to announce the hiring of Amy Farmer for the position of Director of Verification Services.

This newly created senior-level position will oversee the AAVSB's newest service for its Member Boards and veterinary licensees – the VAULT Verified Program. Ms. Farmer will be studying the market to ensure the new VAULT Verified Program is developed and implemented with the integrity and accuracy the public has come to expect from all AAVSB programs.

Ms. Farmer has extensive experience in association management, education, and animal health. She most recently served as Member Service Coordinator for the Missouri State Teacher's Association, from 2017-2020. She previously consulted for and managed performance horse businesses in Texas from 2010-2017. Prior to that, Ms. Farmer worked as an elementary school principal and assistant high school principal in Missouri. She holds multiple graduate degrees from Northwest Missouri State University and is currently enrolled in the University of Missouri – Columbia ELPA doctoral program.

AAVSB Executive Director Jim Penrod said, "I'm excited to bring Ms. Farmer on board to start up our new VAULT Verified Program. Her background is well suited for this line of work and I'm confident she'll add richly to our team."

Information regarding the VAULT Verified Program will be released by the AAVSB in the coming months, including benefits for AAVSB Member Boards, licensees, and the public.