Recommendations for this award must be made in writing by two LVMA members (one of them may be a board member) and must be presented to the LVMA Board at a formal meeting and approved by a majority voice vote.
This award was changed from the LVMA Service Award to the Dr. Everett D. Besch Distinguished Service Award in August 1997 in recognition of outstanding service to the community and to the veterinary profession.
Those eligible for the award are in two categories:
It is suggested that Board members not be eligible during their term of office.
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Click Here for the Distinguished Service Award Nomination Form
Nominations are due November 1st. Please submit written nominations to the LVMA Office, 8550 United Plaza Blvd, Ste 1001, Baton Rouge, LA 70809, [email protected], Fax: 225-408-4422.