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Student Representative Program Guidelines

 

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Eligibility
An applicant must be a second year veterinary student attending an AVMA accredited U.S. or Canadian veterinary school. An applicant must also have a strong interest in small ruminants and/or camelids.
Responsibilities

  • Serve two consecutive years as an AASRP student representative (first as a second 
    year veterinary student then continue as a third year student)
  • Organize at least one event at your college each year that promotes AASRP membership
    • This can be an educational talk, wet-lab, field trip, etc. at which you or a speaker spend time discussing the membership benefits of AASRP
  • Provide AASRP with current contact information for you and any small ruminant related clubs at your college
  • Be available to disseminate information from AASRP to students and faculty at your college 
  • Communicate student interests, concerns, and needs to AASRP
  • Mentor the next AASRP student representative after they are selected next year 
    • Starting next year, each college will have two representatives, one third year and one second year student  

     

Benefits

  • Student AASRP membership dues will be sponsored during your two year term as an AASRP student representative and during your fourth year.
  • Recognition on the AASRP website and in the AASRP newsletter, Wool & Wattles
  • Networking with AASRP leadership  
  • Access to direct student/club support from AASRP  

 

Application Process

  • Faculty Liaisons at each University will contact officers of the appropriate student club(s) (Small Ruminant, Food Animal, etc.) and ask the students to alert members to the availability of the AASRP Student Representative position. Interested individuals will be advised to email the AASRP Faculty Liaison indicating their interest and why they are interested in being a Student Representative.
  • Applicants will then be chosen by the AASRP Faculty Liaison at each University and their information will be passed on to AASRP. The student will then be contact by AASRP with further instruction.
  • Please contact that person, if you are unsure who that is, here is a list of Faculty Liaisons.

 

If you have any further questions please contact Dr. Sarah Lowry, Chair of the College Liaison Committee.