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Executive Orders from the Administration of Governor Bill Owens 1999-2005
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Mark Salley 303-866-6323
(DENVER) - Gov. Bill Owens today announced the appointment of Richard T. Leone of Fowler to the State Board of Veterinary Medicine.
"Richard Leone has exemplified throughout his career the highest standards in the practice of veterinary medicine," said Owens. "I appreciate his willingness to serve the public through his participation on this board."
Leone is self-employed veterinarian in Fowler. He is member of the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association and served as the association's District 8 Representative for from 2001 to 2005. He also is a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the Academy of Veterinary Consultants and the American Quarter Horse Association. Leone attended undergraduate and graduate school at Colorado State University, obtaining his bachelor of science degree in veterinary science, and his DVM (doctor of veterinary medicine).
The State Board of Veterinary Medicine conducts professional examinations and grants licenses to veterinarians.
There are seven members of the board, each appointed by the Governor. The length of term is four years and no Senate confirmation is required.
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