VALLEY — Gov. Hickenlooper announced boards and commissions appointments including Dr. Henderson of Monte Vista to the Rural Veterinary Education Loan Repayment Council.
The Rural Veterinary Education Loan Repayment Council assists veterinarians with education loan repayments in exchange for providing veterinary services in rural areas of the state. Repayments from the fund to eligible for veterinarians who: have graduated from an accredited doctor of veterinary medicine schools; currently live in Colorado or, at some point, have lived in Colorado for at least three years; agree to practice veterinary medicine for up to four years in a rural area of the state that is experiencing a shortage of veterinarians that the council designates for participation in the program.
The governor appointed Kayla Cochran Henderson, DVM of Monte Vista, to serve as a representative of the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association for a term expiring October 1, 2020.