WA Veterinary Board of Governors

The Veterinary Board of Governors is made up of five licensed veterinarians, one licensed veterinary technician and one public member, all appointed by the governor.  The licensed veterinary members must be state residents in active practice as licensed practitioners of veterinary medicine, surgery and dentistry and must be U.S. citizens.  Not more than one licensed veterinary member shall be from the same congressional district.  The licensed veterinary technician must be trained in both large and small animal medicine.  The licensed veterinary technician member is a non-voting member with respect to board decisions related to the discipline of veterinarians involving standard of care.


In accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act (Chapter 42.30 RCW) and the Administrative Procedures Act (Chapter 34.05 RCW), the following is the schedule of regular meetings for the Department of Health, Veterinary Board of Governors for the year 2020. The board meetings are open to the public and access for persons with disabilities may be arranged with advance notice; please contact the staff person below for more information.

Agendas for the meetings listed below are made available in advance via e-mail list and the Department of Health website (see below). Every attempt is made to ensure that the agenda is up-to-date. However, the board reserves the right to change or amend agendas at the meeting.

If you need further information, please contact:

Loralei Walker, Program Manager

Washington Department of Health Veterinary Board of Governors

P O Box 47852 Olympia WA 98504-7852

Phone: 360.236.4947

Fax: 360.236.2901

Email: loralei.walker@doh.wa.gov

Web: http://www.doh.wa.gov