Upcoming Events
2017 ACLAM Forum
Tucson, AZ
23-26 April 2017
Loew's Ventana Canyon Link
NC Workshop in Laboratory Animal Medicine
Raleigh, NC
18-20 May 2017
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Facilitating Safe Science: Practical Approaches for IBCs
St. Augustine, FL
4-7 June 2017
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Charles River Short Course
Mashantucket, CT
12-15 June 2017
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2017 ACLAM Certifying Exam
Bethesda, MD
16 July 2017
Phone Reservations: 888-421-1441, code ANIM
Online Reservations Link
ASP Annual Conference
Washington, D.C.
25-28 August 2017
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 March 2017
President's Message: 1
ACLAM Announcements: 2
Foundation News: 5
Open Positions: 9




ACLAM membership is open to all veterinarians who are certified as ACLAM Diplomates. ACLAM members in good standing enjoy all membership rights and privileges, including participation in meetings, voting, and holding office, except as provided in the Constitution and Bylaws.

ACLAM Members


Officers and Board of Directors

ACLAM has five officers: the President, President-Elect, Vice President, Immediate Past-President, the Secretary-Treasurer, all of which are elected by ACLAM membership.

The Board of Directors consists of six Diplomates elected by ACLAM membership plus the ACLAM officers.


Officers 2015-16

F. Claire Hankenson, President
John F. Bradfield, President-elect
Gary Borkowski, Past President
Stuart Leland, Vice President
Timothy Mandrell, Secretary/Treasurer

Board of Directors

Patricia Turner (2016)
Joseph Thulin (2016)
Donna Clemons (2017)
Ronald Wilson (2017)
Jon Reuter (2018)
Donna Jarrell (2018)


Executive Director

Melvin W. Balk

Support Personnel

AALAS, Webmaster
Nanette Kleinman, Newsletter Editor

David Small, Photo historian
Bill White, Executive Director Backup
Mel Balk, BOD Liaison

Representatives to Other Organizations

AAALAC Representative
Gary Borkowski (2019)

AALAS Affiliate Contact
Mel Balk

ABVS Representatives
Lynn Anderson (2016)
Bob Quinn (2020)
Rick Fish (alternate)

IACLAM Representatives
Pat Turner
Bill White
Michele Bailey
John Bradfield - BOD Liaison