Call for applications: AO VET Education Commission

AO VET seeks a candidate for the Chairperson position on their Education Commission
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Don't miss this opportunity to help guide AO VET into the future! For the position of the AO VET Education Commission Chairperson – AO VET seeks highly motivated individuals dedicated to sharing and encouraging ideas across professional and cultural boundaries. The successful applicant needs to be able to work in a multicultural environment with no travel restrictions and are expected to have the vision to lead and contribute to AO VET in setting new standards and in positioning AO VET as the global leader in animal trauma care.

AO VET invites potential candidates who fulfill the requirements provided in the job description  to submit their completed application by September 21, 2022, 23:50 CET (UTC +1) to AO VET via the online application system:

If you have any questions regarding the process or have issues accessing the online application portal, please contact Sandy Rodgers Trüb via email on

Eligibility and requirements:

Please see the detailed job description  for the position.

Position and terms:

Chairperson of the AO VET Education Commission (AO VET EC) for a 3-year term (July 2023–June 2026) – re-election of current position holder possible 1

1) Note: Any re-election shall follow the same procedure and rules as a regular election. If the person nominated for re-election is the only candidate, a 75% majority vote by the overall electorate is required. Both terms must be back-to-back without intervening time off.

How will my application be processed?

Please submit all required documents via the online application tool by September 21, 2022, 23:59 CET (UTC +1).

All applications will be treated as strictly confidential.

The AO VET International Board acts as the AO VET Nominating Committee and will evaluate applicants’ credentials and eligibility and establish a list of qualified candidates for election.

Who gets to cast a vote?

The electorate for this AO VET officer positions consists of:

  • Voting members of the AO VET International Board
  • Voting members of the AO VET Regional Boards
  • Voting members of the AO VET Global Commissions

The successful candidate will be announced soon after the election and will assume the position as AO VET Education Commission Chairperson in July 2023.

Thank you for your interest in—and your support of—AO VET. We wish the applicants every success!


Your AO VET Team