The NC Veterinary Medical Board
Susan Bull, DVM
Robin Lazaro, RVT
Douglas Meckes, DVM
Ronald Komich, DVM
Kim Gemeinhardt, DVM
Azure Holland, DVM
William Dean, DVM
The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board is an Occupational Licensing Board of the State and was established in 1903. The Board is responsible for governing the practice of veterinary medicine. Its primary responsibilities are examination of applicants, issuing and renewing licenses/registrations, formal complaints, practice name approvals, and inspections of all veterinary practices throughout the State.
The Board consists of eight (8) members; these members are appointed by the Governor, the Speaker of the House, President Pro Tempore, and the Commissioner of Agriculture.
- The Governor appoints five (5) members to the Board, four (4) North Carolina licensed veterinarians and one (1) member who will not be licensed or registered in the State of North Carolina; each serves a five (5) year term.
- The President Pro Tempore appoints one (1) North Carolina licensed veterinarian who serves a five (5) year term.
- The Speaker of the House appoints a North Carolina registered veterinary technician who serves a five (5) year term.
- The Commissioner of Agriculture shall biennially appoint to the Board the State Veterinarian or another veterinarian from a staff of a North Carolina department or institution.
List of Board Members
2020 Board Meetings
May 7 - In order to comply with the Governor's order of no gatherings larger than ten people, the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board implemented protective measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, the Board meeting was conducted by Zoom conference instead of an in-person meeting.
MEETINGS BEGIN: 8:00AM and are usually conducted at the Board Office
1611 Jones Franklin Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27606