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About AERC

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  • Trail Fund
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AERC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. Donations may be sent to the AERC office, P.O. Box 6027, Auburn, CA 95604.

Veterinary Committee

Jeanette Mero, DVM, Chair (W), Mariposa, CA, 209-966-6497, e-mail:

Duane Barnett, DVM (SE), Drug Testing Subcommittee Co-Chair, Mocksville, NC, 336-998-4586, e-mail:

Wesley G. Elford, DVM (MW), Mayville, WI, 920-948-1078, e-mail:

John Ellery, DVM (W), Anderson, CA, 520-365-0497, e-mail:

Greg E. Fellers, DVM (PS), Seal Beach, CA, 916-342-0489, e-mail:

Carter Hounsel, DVM (CT), Austin, TX, 254-290-2372, e-mail:

Nick Kohut, DVM (NE), Gap, PA, 717-442-4520, e-mail:

Rob Lydon (W), 530-474-4753, e-mail:

Dave Nicholson, DVM (MT), Kanab, UT, 907-209-8881, e-mail:

Dean E. Peterson, DVM (MW), Ham Lake, MN, 763-434-9123, e-mail:

Otis Schmitt, DVM (SE), Ten Mile, TN, 423-334-1128, e-mail:

Dennis Seymore, DVM (CT), Daingerfield, TX, 903-645-3379, e-mail:

Thomas R. Timmons, DVM (NW), Gold Hill, OR, 541-855-1419, e-mail:

Darla Wright, DVM (SW), Kingman, AZ, 928-753-5749, e-mail:

Appointed Members:

Olin Balch, DVM (NE), Cascade, ID, 208-315-3898, e-mail:

Jim Bryant, Jr., DVM (NW), Monroe, WA, 785-532-5700, e-mail:

Trisha Dowling, DVM (MW), Saskatchewan, Canada, 306-258-4455, e-mail:

Barney Fleming, DVM (MT), Custer, SD, 605-673-5801, e-mail:

Susan Garlinghouse, DVM (PS), Upland, CA, 909-981-6630, e-mail:

Susan Keil, DVM (CT), Spring Hill, KS, H 913-856-3660, M 913-233-9098, e-mail:

Melissa Ribley, DVM, Drug Testing Subcommittee Co-Chair (W), Grass Valley, CA, 530-268-1378, e-mail:

Non-Vet Member: Susan Kasemeyer, Lenoir City, TN, 865-719-2133, e-mail:


Last Updated: 7/14/2011