Rod Salter, BVSc, MACVSc (Veterinary Dentistry)
Many thanks to the AVDS board of directors for this invitation to write a contribution to our website blog. It is topical that I am asked to write for this month’s edition as with Anzac Day being a significant focus for April in Australia it has been my privilege to serve initially in the Citizens Military forces (CMF) and now the Army Reserve.
The two opportunities I have been grateful to grasp include my involvement with Veterinary Dentistry and the Army Reserve.
I have been an AVDS member for the past 20 years and I am now in my second term of 5 years as a Director of the AVDS and my particular portfolio is as chair of the Membership committee, with a particular focus on attempting to grow not only the AVDS as a whole but to increase our numbers of international members to fulfill one of the AVDS objectives to become a global Veterinary Dental Society.
To introduce myself.
My primary school education was at Tucker Road State Primary School in Moorabbin in the southern suburbs of Melbourne. My secondary schooling was at Cheltenham High School where I completed year 12 and Matriculated in 1966.