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Veterinarians Without Borders

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
Vets Without Borders
Purpose:
The primary mission of this chapter will be to provide veterinary care to animals owned by low-income persons located throughout the world as well as to educate and generate interest in veterinary medicine and animal care internationally. We also aim to provide educational opportunities for Texas A&M students through guest speakers, lectures and seminars on campus. Students will work to enhance human and animal health and create a secure, diverse, and healthy food supply for all the world's people through annual international volunteer trips.
Year Founded:
2011
Membership Dues:
$30 per year/$20 per semester
Admits Members:
Open

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Linda Buehler
Public Contact E-mail Address:
vetswithoutborderstamu@gmail.com
Public Contact Phone Number:
214-536-6323

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://vetswithoutborders.tamu.edu/
Organization E-mail Address:
vetswithoutborderstamu@gmail.com

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
31-50
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts faculty/staff as members
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Three or more times per semester
Fundraising Events:
Three or more times per semester
Speakers/Lectures:
Three or more times per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Twice per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Twice per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Never
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Once per semester
New Member Orientation/Training:
Once per semester
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Once per semester
Domestic US Travel:
Once per year
International Travel:
Once per year