The Minnesota Board of Animal Health is guided by a five-member citizen board appointed by the governor. Board members serve four-year terms and may be reappointed. Under Minnesota Statutes, three of the board members must be livestock producers and two must be practicing veterinarians.
The board members elect a president and vice-president and also annually appoint a veterinarian to serve as the state veterinarian and executive director of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health. The board meets quarterly. Board meeting notices are posted on the Board’s website and meetings are open to the public.
Dean Compart | President of the Board and Swine Producer, Nicollet
Matt Anderson, DVM | Vice-President of the Board and Veterinarian, Zumbrota
Peter Ripka | Cattle Producer, Ogilvie
Graham Brayshaw | Veterinarian, Minneapolis
Erica Sawatzke | Poultry Producer
Next Meeting of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health
***DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE FEBRUARY 20, 2019, MINNESOTA BOARD OF ANIMAL HEALTH MEETING HAS BEEN POSTPONED. THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED AS SOON AS A NEW DATE IS SCHEDULED.***
Start time 9:30 a.m.
Call meeting to order
Notice of Meeting
Approval of Minutes
Approval of Agenda
Board of Animal Health Update
Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Legislative Update
Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Update
College of Veterinary Medicine Update
H5N2 LPAI/Poultry Program Update
Farmed Cervidae Update
DNR CWD Special Hunt and Southeast Update
U of M CWD Rapid Test Project
Exposure to CWD Transmission Pathways
African Swine Fever Exercises
*Agenda subject to change prior to meeting.