Officers and Council 

The following can be contacted via the secretary at or see contacts page for feedback form.



Rebecca Gristy MRCVS                                                 APHA, Newcastle

Senior Vice President:

David Tyson MRCVS                                                     Stanley

Junior Vice President:

Jacqueline Seymour

Vets Now, Gateshead

Council Secretary:

Dick Thompson MRCVS
Locum Veterinary Surgeon, Morpeth


Colin Skinner MRCVS                                               Companion Care, Cramlington

Programme Secretary:

Sara Jackson MRCVS
Vets Now, Gateshead

Membership Secretary:

David Hollinshead MRCVS

Public Relations Officer:

Linda Clarke MRCVS                                                     Robson & Prescott, Morpeth

BVA Council

Young Vet Network:

Rebecca Richardson MRCVS
Westway Veterinary Group, Newcastle

BVA Council NE Rep and Members Benefits Committee:

Paul Freeman MRCVS                                         Alnorthumbria Vets, Rothbury

Elected Council members:

Chris Green MRCVS
Robson & Prescott Veterinary Group, Morpeth

Jane Barwick-Nesbit MRCVS
Robson & Prescott Veterinary Group, Morpeth

Jane Weeks MRCVS                                                   Durham

Jenny Hull MRCVS                                                         Alnorthumbria Vets, Rothbury

Jacqueline Seymour MRCVS                                             Vets Now, Gateshead

Richard White MRCVS

         Vets Now, Gateshead



BVA Liaison

Douglas Palmer MRCVS,


YVN Liaison

Kirsty Keron MRCVS

Alnorthumbria Vets, Wooler





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