The U.S. Animal Health Association announced last week it will relocate its central office from
As executive director, Richey will be responsible for relocating the central office, expanding membership and coordinating the work and reports of some 33 committees. He will also begin coordinating details for the 2007 annual meeting in
Richey is a recent graduate of
USAHA has served as the nation's animal health forum for more than a century. The science-based, dues-supported, voluntary organization has a broad membership, including individuals from state, federal and international animal and public health agencies, allied industry and professional organizations, academia and animal health professionals. USAHA's prime objective is to prevent, control and eliminate livestock diseases that cost producers and consumers approximately $1 billion per year.