Officers

Nancy Elish, DVM

1st Vice President

Nancy Elish received both her BS in microbiology and her DVM degree from The Ohio State University. After graduating from vet school in 1996, she worked for a year at a small animal practice in Rochester, NY before returning home to the … Read More

Linda Schoenberg, VMD

Treasurer

Linda Schoenberg graduated as a VMD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1968 and with a PhD in Immunology in 1976. Following graduation, Linda worked in a variety of human medical settings, including Jefferson Medical College, … Read More

Jessi Pizzuli, DVM

Secretary / Marketing Chair

Dr. Pizzuli is a Cleveland native and has been practicing small animal medicine since 2006 upon graduation from The Ohio State University. In 2010, she joined the Army Veterinary Corps Reserves and is currently with the 719th MDVS out of … Read More

Emily Roach, DVM

President

Emily graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. She is currently an associate at North Royalton Animal Hospital. She was the president of CAVM during the 2013-2014 academic year. She was a classmate of … Read More

Will Fraser, DVM

2nd Vice President

Dr. Fraser is the managing veterinarian of two animal hospitals in Mentor, Ohio. He established Mentor Animal Hospital as a full-service animal hospital in 1988 and Brightwood Animal Hospital in 1993. In May 2018 the hospitals became part … Read More

Laura Surovi, DVM

Immediate Past-president

Dr. Laura Surovi received her DVM in 2000 from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and a Bachelor of Science from Wake Forest University in 1995. She is an associate veterinarian at Brightwood Animal Hospital in … Read More

Jennifer Leffel

Jennifer M. Leffel is President of JML Petite Perfect Servicing Inc., based in the Cleveland, OH area. She has a 2011 Associates Degree accompanied by over 90 credit hours of Business Administration work at University of Akron and Baldwin … Read More