The Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) was created in 1969 as the national organization of veterinary students, which has enabled individual SAVMA Chapters to function effectively as a single unit on the national level. SAVMA is lead by an Executive Committee and a House of Delegates (HOD) consisting of two representatives from each SAVMA Chapter and Associate organization. SAVMA also has voting representation in the AVMA House of Delegates. (AVMA)

Maintaining SAVMA Status

  1. Pay annual dues ($32)
  2. Acquire six service points throughout DVM program
  3. Attend minimum meeting requirements (two: first and second year, one: third and fourth year)

Membership Benefits

  • Journal access
  • Free AVMA event and conference registration
  • Financial resources
  • Member exclusive awards and scholarships
  • Free liability insurance
  • Free first year of AVMA membership after graduation
  • Life/disability/health insurance
  • Externship and job locator
  • UF specific: discounts on school SAVMA events
  • UF specific: access to no-interest relief loan


Executive Board

Elyza bird


DVM Student, Elyza Bird

nicole perry

Vice President

DVM Student, Nicole Perry

alexandre winter


DVM Student Alexandre Winter

kaylee zabava


Student photo

cydney babione

Social Chair

DVM Student, Cydney Babione

abigail uhrinek

Wellness Chair

DVM Student, Abigal Uhrinek

shelby farmer

Fundraising Chair

DVM Student, Shelby Farmer

Kristyn kramer

Merchandise Chair

DVM STudent, Kristyn Kramer

Rebekkah braziel

Meeting Coordinator

DVM Student Rebekkah Braziel

jennifer bustamante

Meeting Coordinator

DVM Student, Jennifer Bustamante

Megan comstock

Special Event Coordinator

DVM Student, Megan Comstock

bailey carroll

Special Event Coordinator

DVM Student, Bailey Carroll

nirali pathak

Senior Delegate

Student photo

Maya kelly

Junior Delegate

DVM Student, Maya Kelly

tenley porcher

Class of 2024 SAVMA Rep.

DVM Student, Tenley Porcher

june levin

Class of 2026 SAVMA Rep.

DVM Student, June Levin

hannah siler


DVM Student, Hannah Siler