Dr. Cheryl Good is named NAVC board president
The Michigan practice owner takes over after serving four years on the board of directors.
The North American Veterinary Community, publisher of Today’s Veterinary Business, recently wrapped VMX: Veterinary Meeting & Expo 2019 in Orlando, Florida, where the organization welcomed its incoming 2019-2020 board president. After four years of service with the NAVC board of directors, Cheryl Good, DVM, took the lead.
“I am honored to serve my veterinary community as president of the NAVC board of directors for 2019-2020 to improve the health and well-being of our entire veterinary profession in the United States and abroad. I look forward to strengthening current relationships and building new ones as I navigate the coming year,” said Dr. Good.
In addition to her position as a member of the NAVC board of directors, Dr. Good serves in a number of leadership roles, belongs to several professional affiliations and has earned a number of certificates and awards during her career.
After earning a bachelor of science degree in biology from Michigan State University in 1983, Dr. Good went on to attend veterinary school and received her DVM from Michigan State University in 1988. She started her career as associate veterinarian at Westborn Animal Hospital from 1988 to 1995, before opening her own practice, where she currently serves as chief veterinarian. Dearborn Family Pet Care, in Dearborn, Michigan, has been Dr. Good’s main professional focus since May of 1995.
Dr. Good lives in Saline, Michigan, with her husband, Mark, and their pets, a domestic longhair orange tabby named K-doo; Sweeney, a domestic shorthair brown tabby; Jelly Bean, a domestic shorthair calico and Roscoe, a large mixed-breed dog. They have three children: Miranda, Ian and Alan.
The NAVC board of directors is a volunteer role and serves as the governing body of the NAVC. Main areas of focus include strategic and financial oversight and direction for the NAVC chief executive officer. To learn more, visit NAVC.com/About.