VBMA
Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association
 
Dedicated to Developing Responsible Herbal Practice
 
Jasmine C. Lyon, Executive Director
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Established in 2002 by Susan Wynn, DVM, RH(AHG)
VBMA BOARD
 
President:  Laurie Dohmen
President-Elect:  Robert Silver 
Past President: Cynthia Lankenau
Int'l Advisor:  Barbara Fougere
Recording Secretary:  Beth Lambert
Director/Treasurer:  Jasmine Lyon
 
 
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  • Professional certification for notable education/career achievements

  • Access to our Herbal Wiki

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  • Calendar for viewing and promoting events.

  • Resources page with links to publications, websites and videos suggested by VBMA members.

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WHY JOIN VBMA?
 

Joining provides access to Members Only services such as:

  • Listserve for daily consultation and education
  • Discounts on continuing education
  • A Professional Listing in our Web Directory
  • Our Online Journal for Practitioners
  • Professional certification for notable educational or career achivements
  • Access to our Herbal Wiki
  • Use of our Classifieds section for job posting or job seeking.
  • Calendar for viewing and promoting events.
  • Resources page with links to publications, websites and videos suggested by VBMA members.
 
Becoming a member...who can join?
  • Regular membership is open to any veterinarian with an interest in herbal medicine.  $80/year
  • Associate Membership is  for Non-Veterinarian herbalists who have extensive experience with veterinary herbal medicine, provided they are professional members of the AHG or NIMH, or have equivalent experience.  $80/year
  • Affiliate Membership is for members of the industry to remain current in the needs and concerns of veterinary herbalists, and does not imply clinical expertise or certification of any sort.  $80/year
  • Veterinary Student Memberships are available.  $15/year
  • Multiple Membership is available to family or hospital groups (so that each e-mail address can have access to the listserv, get a web password, etc.).  To qualify, the snail mail address of each group member must be the same.  $80/year for first member, $45/year for each additional member.
  • DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: VBMA accepts membership applications and grants membership to qualified applicants in developing countries.  $30/year
How can I join?
 
Veterinarians in the US CLICK HERE to join now.  You will be required to input the proper credentials before checking out.  Payment via PayPal only. 

International Veterinarians, please CLICK HERE.  If you're in a developing country, you may receive a $50 credit off our regular membership price.
 
Non-Veterinarians:
  • Associate Membership applications should be snail mailed or emailed with documentation...you must provide either a resume, a letter verifying your professional membership in either the AHG or NIMH, a copy of your NCCAOM certification, a reference from a veterinarian, of details of your herbal training and experience (especially pertaining to your practice with animals).  All Associate membership applications NOT meeting the above requirements will be reviewed by the VBMA Board of Directors provided you can still document 2 years clinical experience INCLUDING ANIMALS, provide a resume, veterinarian's reference, and details of your herbal training and experience pertaining to animals. 

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  • Affiliate Membership applications should be snail mailed or emailed with EITHER a letter on company letterhead verifying your status OR a detailed letter describing your studies and herbal experience. 

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  • Student Membership applications should be snail mailed or emailed with a copy of current student photo ID or other proof of enrollment. 

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You may either send a check in the mail with your request OR have us email you a link so you may pay for your membership online using PayPal.
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events

International Herb Symposium
June 12th - 14th 2015
AHVMA Annual Conference
September 13th -16th 2014
Red Lion Hotel, Portland OR

VBMA Annual Herbwalk
at the AHVMA Annual Conference
September 12th 2014 at 4 PM
Hoyt Arboretum, Portland OR

 
Educational Programs
VBMA Educational Scholarship
Mentor Program
Practitioner Training Programs
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Previous Programs
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