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Food donation box – We’d appreciate it if you could donate a dollar or some change for the food we bring. The money will go toward sponsoring a pet at the Dane County Humane Society. COMMENT BOX. Do you want to hear from any vet schools or other opportunities? Choose one

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Food donation box – We’d appreciate it if you could donate a dollar or some change for the food we bring. The money will go toward sponsoring a pet at the Dane County Humane SocietyCOMMENT BOX
  • Do you want to hear from any vet schools or other opportunities? Choose one
    • Ross University Vet School (Caribbean): about school
    • Drexel University Vet School (Philadelphia, PA): post-baccalaureate programs to improve academic credentials for applying to vet school
    • Any other Vet school interested in?
  • Patricia McConnell (internationally know animal behaviorist) vs. Dr. Kurt Sladky (exotic veterinarian) at our last Pre Vet Meeting.
    • If you want to see both, should we have one come at another day/time?
    • If so, what evening would you attend?
president kat pankratz kpankratz@wisc edu
President – Kat Pankratz [email protected]
  • Next Officer Meeting: Feb 17th, 6:30pm, Steenbock 340
  • Next Main Meeting: March 3rd, 6:30pm, Vet School,
    • Dr. Jody Bearman: Acupuncture and Veterinary Medicine
  • Spring Career Expo: Thursday Feb 4 (Tomorrow!) @ Kohl Center, 4:30-8 pm
    • North American Deer Farmer's Association, deer farming, internship opportunity. If interested, go to the career fair and take a flier
  • Presidential Pot-Luck Dinner at my place
    • 2014 University, Sat. February 6th, Noon,
    • Sign up to bring a dish or a small donation
    • Pizza or Pasta?
    • Like the idea but can’t make it, would you like to see this again later in the semester?
events cont
EVENTS cont.
  • Presentation – Dr. Theresa Duello, The 'Undecided' Major:  Considerations in the Choice of a Major, Tuesday, February 9, 2010, 6:00-7:30 PM, 331 Medical Sciences Center, 1300 University Avenue. Dr. Duello will discuss factors to consider in the choice of a major, myths/misconceptions about how to go about it, and thoughts on connecting course selection, major selection, and career choices.
  • “Student Org Social at the Kohl”: February 18 at prior to the women’s basketball vs. Ohio State game, we invite the members to free food, entertainment, and a variety of free raffle prizes. Plus, Student Organizations will be able to attend the Badger/Buckeye game free of charge.
  • Watch for Other Events:
    • Mock Medical School Interviews
    • Etiquette Dinner
    • CALS Career Services Open House
vice president jenaia delk jdelk@wisc edu
Vice President – Jenaia Delk [email protected]


  • I have yet to hear about registration availability so stay tuned
  • Travel Grant application submitted
  • Hotel rooms booked
  • Let me know if you can no longer attend or would like to attend
  • Any questions email me!
secretary haley highdale highdale@wisc edu
Secretary – Haley Highdale [email protected]
  • CLASS LIST!! Send me:
    • Name, E-Mail
    • Department, Number, Professor
    • Class Leaders – different from last semester
    • If you want to be a class leader, PICK your hardest class or whichever class you think would be most beneficial to study with fellow pre-vets
      • Remember, you get a point for being an active class leader!
  • Only write your e-mail on the attendance sheets if you are NOT on the e-mail list already
treasurer brock christenson bmchristenso@wisc edu
Treasurer – Brock Christenson [email protected]
  • Pay me your dues after the meeting if you haven’t yet, or if you recently joined - $10
volunteer chairs
Volunteer Chairs

Corie Borchert [email protected] & Stephanie Koester [email protected]

  • Large Animal Supportive Care Class Details
  • National Wildlife Health Center
    • Contact Kathryn O’Brien (608) 270-2411 or Morgridge Center
    • 6006 Schroeder Rd, Madison, WI 53711
  • Polar Plunge = Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at Olin Turville Park on Lake Monona, 10:30am-3pm
    • Pre-Registration Date = Wed, Feb. 17th 3-8p, Buffalo Wild Wings, State Street
    • Day of Registration = 10a-2:30p
    • Team Name: UW-Madison Pre-Vets
    • Team ID: 873Password = animal
volunteering cont
Volunteering cont.
pr chairs amy felton alfelton@wisc edu and megan brackeen brackeen@wisc edu
PR Chairs – Amy Felton [email protected] and Megan Brackeen [email protected]
  • Short-sleeve shirt = $8
  • Long-sleeve shirt = $10
  • Hoodie = $20
  • Discounts if you buy multiple items!!
    • $1 off if you purchase short-sleeve and long-sleeve shirt (Total = $17)
    • $2 off if you purchase either shirt and a hoodie (Total = $26 (w/ short) or $28 (w/ long))
    • $3 off if you purchase all three! (Total = $35)
  • Committees appointment
  • Date (4-24, 5-1)
  • Sponsorships
  • DCHS
  • Central Reservations/Insurance
  • Best time to meet??
  • Sponsor
  • DCHS
  • CR/I
  • PR
  • T-shirts
  • Other?
sponsor responsibilities
Sponsor responsibilities
  • Get sponsors w/ return of advertisement on t-shirt
  • Get donated prizes
  • Manage sponsors/prizes
  • Mounds/Petsmart/Copps/Grooming shops
  • Help out other committees
dchs responsibilities
DCHS responsibilities
  • Keep communication between us & DCHS
  • Help out other committees
cr i responsibilities
CR/I responsibilities
  • Submit Central Reservation request
  • Get insurance
  • Make sure route/rules followed
  • Help out other committees
pr responsibilities
PR responsibilities
  • Get word out!!!!!
  • Radio? Tv? UW newletters?
  • Help out other committees
t shirt responsibilities
T-shirt responsibilities
  • Make sure t-shirts are ordered/updated
  • Help out other committees
cals rep holly brown hrbrown2@wisc edu
CALS Rep – Holly Brown [email protected]
  • CALS Career Services Challenge Feb, 4th-April 19th
    • Clubs earn points for each member who completes an activity either as an individual (1 point per non-freshman,  2 per freshman) or as a team (7 points total)    
    • Individual activities include: resume reviews, update BuckyNet profile, career fair attendance, subscribe to career services blog, etiquette dinner attendance, CALS career services general workshop attendance   
    •  Team activities include: Pre-vet invites CALS Career Services to conduct a workshop for the club, Pre-vet works with CALS Career Services to organize an information session from a company or graduate/professional program, Pre-vet works with CALS Career Services to organize an employer site visit    
    • Points tracked through card swipes or sign-ins at CALS Career Services    
    • Cash Prize!!!!!!  $250 or T-shirts!!!!!!!
  • New Bachelor's or Science Degree in CALS: degree requirements will be taken away and only university and major requirements will have to be fulfilled to graduate, may go into action Fall 2011, specifics will be addressed in meeting
cals cont
CALS cont.
  • Dates
    • Walk-in Resume Review, Feb. 3rd 7-9pm, 240 Steenbock Library
    • Spring Career Expo, Feb. 4th 4:30-8pm, Kohl Center
    • CALS Week, April 10th-17th
    • CALS Day for Kids, April 13th all day, Stock Pavillion
    • All Campus Party, April 17th-24th
    • CALS Research Symposium, April 29th 10am-3pm, Microbial Sciences
kaplan rep ali schreiner aschreiner@wisc edu
Kaplan Rep – Ali Schreiner [email protected]
  • Free practice GRE February 20th--reserve seats early!  Sign up at      
  • --FYI for every canned food item or $1 donated to second harvest food at the test, the club will be entered into  a drawing for a scholarship for one of the prep classes.
  • I need to know how many people will be able to attend the free sample classes.  We have the choice of any weekday.  I will set them up Wednesday nights if that seems to work for everyone.  Which days work the best so that most people can make it?
historian sara shroeder sschroeder3@wisc edu
Historian – Sara Shroeder [email protected]
  • Vet School Project-compiled info from all the vet schools.  Any input or suggestions?
  • Need Pictures from past years and this year's bowling outing and Fine Feathered Friends!
social chairs
Social Chairs
  • West Side Family Pet Clinic, Feb 20th, meet at vet school by 9am
    • Up-to-date technology like hydrotherapy for surgery patients
  • Ruffin’ it Resort, Feb 20th after the West Side Family Pet Clinic
webmaster stacy sdano sdano@wisc edu
Webmaster – Stacy Sdano [email protected]
  • Check out the new pages on our website!