Board Members


The activities of the Companion Animal Parasite Council are directed by a board of directors that consists of both practicing companion animal veterinary professionals and research/academic parasitologists. These individuals are leaders in their fields and provide extensive practical and technical knowledge in their respective areas of expertise.

2017  Board Members

Byron Blagburn, MS, PhD

Dwight Bowman, MS, PhD

Christopher Carpenter, DVM, MBA
Executive Director

Emilio DeBess, DVM, MPVM
Vice President/President Elect

Karen Fling, DVM

Robert Lund, PhD

Rick Marrinson, DVM

Holly Morss, CVT

I. Craig Prior, BVSc, CVJ

Scott Stevenson, DVM, MSc 

Jay Stewart, DVM

Heather D.S. Walden, MS, PhD

Roger William Stich, BAS, MS, PhD

Mary Ann Vande Linde, DVM

Michael J. Yabsley, MS, PhD, FRES



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