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Governor Abbott Names Quillivan Presiding Officer Of The State Board Of Veterinary Medical Examiners

Tuesday, January 17, 2017  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment
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Governor Greg Abbott has named Jessica Quillivan, D.V.M., presiding officer of the State Board of Veterinary Examiners. The mission of the board is to establish and enforce policies to ensure the best possible quality of veterinary and equine dental provider services for the people of Texas.

Jessica Quillivan, D.V.M. of Magnolia is the president and medical director of Shady Brook Animal Hospital, and serves as a managing shareholder and medical director at Emergency Pet Care of Texas. She has previously served on the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Board of Directors and the AAHA Animal Ethics and Welfare Committee. Additionally, she has served as a board member for the Magnolia Community Foundation and the Magnolia Economic Development Partnership and is a member of the International Veterinary Association of Pain Management, Texas Association of Veterinary Practitioners and the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. Quillivan received a Bachelor of Science in veterinary science and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University.