Objectives of SFVMA


The objectives of the Association shall be to advance the science and art of veterinary medicine in all its branches, including its relationship to public health, the biological sciences and agriculture. The Association shall provide a forum for the discussion of issues of importance to the veterinary profession, and for the development of official position statements. The Association shall be the authorized voice for the profession in San Francisco in presenting its views to government, academia, agriculture, pet owners, the media and other concerned public.

Current Officers

Vice President

Anna DeVincenzi, DVM


Keely Commins, DVM


Amy Lightstone, BVSc

SFVMA Newsletter

Latest Issue

SFVMA is Looking for a New President!

 We are actively seeking a volunteer to
join the SFVMA Executive Board as President.

The Executive Board meets four times a year In addition to the quarterly SFVMA General meetings. The SFVMA President is responsible for presiding at all General meetings and Executive Board meetings, arranging speakers and sponsorship for quarterly General meetings, and writing a President’s Message for the quarterly SFVMA Newsletter.

You will be joining a lively and experienced Executive Board who are dedicated to advancing the science and art of veterinary medicine, including its relationship to public health and the biological sciences.

Alternatively, if anyone is interested in the role of Secretary of the SFVMA Executive Board, we are happy to shuffle roles. The Secretary is responsible for publishing the quarterly newsletter, soliciting and managing advertisements for the newsletter and website, sending invoices, handling general enquiries via email, and keeping the minutes of meetings.

If you are interested, please reach out to
Amy Lightstone at sfvmasecretary@gmail.com

UPDATE 2020-11-7:   We are still looking for a new President or Secretary if anyone is interested. You would be working with 3 lovely veterinarians who have backyard wine meetings!   : )

New CVMA Delegate Needed!

We need a new CVMA Delegate and alternative
to represent San Francisco veterinarians!

Please reach out to
Amy Lightstone at sfvmasecretary@gmail.com
if you are interested in helping represent out community!