The NC Veterinary Medical Board

Dean
William Dean, DVM
President
Barber
Jane Barber, DVM
Vice-President
Bull
Susan Bull, DVM
Sec/Treas
Komich
Ronald Komich, DVM
Gemeinhardt
Kim Gemeinhardt, DVM
Meckes
R. Douglas Meckes, DVM
Lazaro
Robin Lazaro, RVT

Mrs. Kristina Newman

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 appoints a North Carolina licensed veterinarian who is employed by a department or institution of the State who serves as a Board member until replaced.
List of Board Members

2017 Board Meetings

January 12
March 9
May 4
June 29
July 25
August 24
October 12
November 30


Contact Us

Phone: 919-854-5601
Fax: 919-854-5606


1611 Jones Franklin Rd, Ste 106
Raleigh, NC 27606