ORLANDO, Fla. – The Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA) has awarded PSIvet’s Dr. Daniel Jones, DVM, with its 2022 Gold Star Award.
The award was presented during FVMA’s Evening of Excellence Ceremony at the 93rd FVMA Annual Conference on March 18, 2022.
FVMA’s Gold Star Award is presented to members who have contributed a great deal of time and effort to the association for the advancement of veterinary medicine and the profession. For consideration, nominees must have been active members of the association for the past three years.
Dr. Jones was nominated for the award by Dr. Don Morgan, president of the Pinellas County Animal Foundation and a two-time winner of the FVMA’s Gold Star Award.
Dr. Jones has been a member of FVMA and the Pinellas County Veterinary Medical Association (PCVMA) for more than 10 years, and served as president of PCVMA for the past two years.
“During Dr. Jones’ tenure, the PCVMA had excellent continuing educational programs. And our membership grew to an all-time high of 200 veterinarians,” says Dr. Morgan. “Dr. Jones has contributed much of his available time promoting veterinary medicine here in Pinellas County and the state of Florida. He is a great example of leadership and is well deserving of this outstanding award.”
Dr. Jones has been an independent veterinary practice owner for more than 30 years. Currently, he serves as PSIvet’s Executive Director of Business Development.
He has held the position for the last seven years. Daily, Dr. Jones is responsible for managing vendor contracts and relationships.
After completing his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University in 1984, Dr. Jones owned and operated two general medicine practices and spent 13 years at Banfield before joining the PSIvet team.
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