Safeguarding the people and animals of Idaho

Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine

2230 Old Penitentiary Road
P.O. Box 7249
Boise, ID 83707
Phone: (208) 332-8588
Fax: (208) 332-8645

Idaho State Veterinarian

Dr. Bill Barton
P.O. Box 7249
Boise, ID 83707
Phone: (208) 332-8540

About the Board

The Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine's mission is to promote the public health, safety and welfare by safeguarding the people and animals of this state by establishing and enforcing professional standards in the licensure and regulation of veterinary health professionals.

Membership Requirements

The Board is a self-governing agency, consisting of six members appointed by the Governor. Five members are veterinarians, and the sixth is a non-veterinary member representing the general public. Veterinary members serve staggered terms of five years, four years as a Board member, serving as president during their fourth year, and fifth year as a liaison officer rendering advice, reviewing and mediating complaints, and performing other tasks as assigned by the Board. The public member serves a three-year term. Any member of the Board may be removed at the Governor's discretion.

Responsibilities and Duties

The Board is charged with a broad range of duties under the Veterinary Practice Act.

April 12, 2019

Board Members

  • Liaison Officer
    Representing Eastern Idaho
    B. Matthew (Matt) Dredge, DVM
    525 Center St., Stop 1305
    Rexburg, ID 83440
    Appointed 9/1/2014
    Expiration: 10/1/2019

  • President
    Representing Southwest Idaho
    William (Bill) J. Maupin, DVM
    6699 Track Road
    Nampa, ID 83686
    Appointed 9/1/2015
    Expiration: 10/1/2020

  • Representing North Idaho
    Robert N. Pierce, DVM
    P.O. Box 1021
    Sandpoint, ID 83686
    Appointed 9/1/2017
    Expiration: 10/1/2021

  • Representing the Magic Valley
    Jeff S. Heins, DVM
    200 S Hwy 24
    Rupert, ID 83350
    Appointed 9/1/2017
    Expiration: 10/1/2022

  • Representing Eastern Idaho
    Wayne W. Cutler, DVM
    PO Box 58
    Soda Springs, ID 83276
    Appointed 9/1/2018
    Expiration: 10/1/2023

  • Representing the Public
    Kathy Simpson
    Community Volunteer
    Appointed: 12/22/2011
    Expiration: 10/01/2019