California governor announces California Veterinary Medical Board appointments

California governor announces California Veterinary Medical Board appointments

Three California Veterinary Medical Association members selected to serve on board.
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Jun 18, 2012
By dvm360.com staff

California Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. appointed three California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) members to the California Veterinary Medical Board on June 7. Richard Sullivan, DVM, and Cheryl Waterhouse, DVM, were appointed to first terms and Thomas Kendall, DVM, was reappointed for a second term. Learn more about these board members below.

1. Thomas Kendall, DVM, of Carmichael, Calif.
Age: 66
Education: Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Political views: Democrat
Experience: Kendall has been a board member since 2008. He has served as hospital director and veterinarian at Arden Animal Hospital since 1973 and co-owner of Veterinary Associates of Northern California since 1987. In addition, he?s been co-owner of Kendall and Wolfson Enterprises Inc. and owner of Kendall and Wolfson Properties since 2001. Kendall was owner and veterinarian for Amador Veterinary Hospital from 1971 to 1973 and associate small animal veterinarian at Broadway Pet Clinic from 1969 to 1971.

2. Richard Sullivan, DVM, of Palos Verdes, Calif.
Age: 64
Education: Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Political views: Democrat
Experience: Sullivan, 64, has been the owner and managing doctor of Bay Cities Pet Hospital since 1975. He served in the Peace Corps from 1972 to 1974.

3. Cheryl Waterhouse, DVM, of Fresno, Calif.
Age: 50
Education: Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Political views: Democrat
Experience: Waterhouse has been the president and chief of staff of Waterhouse Animal Hospital since 1995. She was an associate veterinarian at Sierra View Animal Hospital from 1992 to 1995, Leawood Plaza Animal Hospital from 1988 to 1991, Altoona Veterinary Hospital from 1984 to 1987 and Animal Medical Center of Merle Hay from 1981 to 1984.

Both Kendall and Sullivan are distinguished life members and past presidents of the CVMA. These board positions do not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem.

Photos courtesy of the CVMA