Personnel Note: Two nominated to Board of Veterinary Medicine

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Gov. Rick Scott Monday nominated two new members of the state panel that oversees Florida’s veterinarians.

Subject to confirmation by the state Senate, Rudd Nelson and Sharon Powell would join the Board of Veterinary Medicine for three-year terms ending on Oct. 31, 2019.

Nelson, 43, of Lighthouse Point, is himself a veterinarian who owns Bayview Animal Clinic in Fort Lauderdale. He holds a doctorate of veterinary medicine from Mississippi State University. He succeeds Terry Spencer on the board.

Powell, 53, of Fort Myers, is a veterinarian at the Edison Park Animal Hospital. She received her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Kansas State University and succeeds Nanette Parrato-Wagner.

The board oversees licensure and regulation of Florida’s veterinarians, including professional discipline.

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