COWBEL is a 501 c(3) not for profit group recognized by the US Internal Revenue Service. The core members of COWBEL utilize the collaborative distributed model of clinical education for the majority of students' veterinary clinical educational experience and learning. The core members annually elect representatives to be COWBEL officers. The president, the president-elect, the immediate past-president and the chairs of the four standing committees (Academic, Accreditation, Partnership, Scholarship) oversee the operations of COWBEL following the groups Bylaws.
Current officers and Committee Chairs
President: Julie Funk, Dean, University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine
Immediate Past-President: Stacy Anderson, Dean, Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine
Academic Committee Chair: Stacy Anderson, Dean, Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine
Accreditation Committee Chair: John Dascanio, Senior Associate Dean, Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine
Partnership Committee Chair: Peter Holland , Director of Veterinary Partnerships, University of Central Lancashire
Scholarship Committee: Stanley Robertson, Associate Dean, Clinical Relations, University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine
Executive Director: John Weale, COWBEL
Faculty of core members and approved members from other institutions and partners may become committee members upon approval of the core members.