Alumni and Friends Society

AFS Board with Goldy the GopherAlumni and Friends Society

All graduates of the College of Veterinary Medicine are members of the Alumni and Friends Society. The purpose of the Alumni and Friends Society (AFS) is to promote, stimulate, and encourage interest andsupport, including financial, for the benefit of the College, its faculty, students, and alumni. The society seeks to encourage communication and cooperation between alumni, the College, the University, the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, and the community.

AFS Board

If you're interested in joining the AFS Board send your name, email address, and phone number to [email protected].

AFS Board Roster

Lukas Wallerich, ’15 DVM, president
Abigail Albright, ’08 DVM
Heather Case, ’98 DVM
Marie Gilbertson, ’17 DVM 
Gary Goldstein, ’84 DVM
Roland Lefebvre, ’16 DVM
Sue Lowum, ’07 DVM
Roy Martin, ’89 DVM
Marta D.T. Powers, ’11 DVM
Raye Taylor, ’11 DVM
Paige Gardas-Anderson, class of 2021, student representative
Erika Wehmhoff, class of 2021, student representative
Sophie Schuder - 2nd year student rep
Patrick Villarraga - 2nd year student rep

University of Minnesota Alumni Association

The Alumni and Friends Society encourages membership in the University of Minnesota Alumni Association. Membership brings you Minnesota magazine, access to online databases and publications, discounts on cultural activities and Gopher merchandise, and many other benefits. To become a member, fill out the online membership form. The promotion code NP4VM will ensure that the College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Society benefits from your membership. 20 percent of every new alumni membership comes directly back to CVM, supporting alumni centered events and funding scholarships.