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
E-mail: bovminfo@agri.idaho.gov
Web: bovm.idaho.gov

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.

 Upcoming Meetings:
March 20, 2017

April 28, 2017

Board Members

  • Liaison Officer
    Representing North Idaho
    David B. Gerber, DVM
    Wide Dog, Inc.
    1040 N 23rd St
    Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
    Appointed: 9/1/2012
    Expiration: 9/1/2017


  • President
    Representing the Magic Valley
    Jody Rockett, DVM
    College of Southern Idaho
    315 Falls Ave
    Twin Falls, ID 83301
    Appointed 9/1/2013
    Expiration: 9/1/2018

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

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

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

  • Representing the Public
    Kathy Simpson
    Community Volunteer
    Appointed: 12/22/2011
    Expiration: 09/01/2019