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AAIV Board of Directors


Dr.Debra Nickelson
Current Position
Founder, Trillium C, LLC

College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Minnesota

Dr. Debra Nickelson


Debra Nickelson DVM, MBA has enjoyed a variety of veterinary industry responsibilities with professional services, product development and management, delivering continuing education, strategic planning, regulatory compliance, marketing, technical selling and business development. Currently she is the founder of Trillium C, LLC focusing on collaboration, consulting and coaching. Dr. Nickelson worked with Centaur Animal Health,  Pet-Ag Inc, Veterinary Products Laboratories, Schering-Plough Animal Health and Solvay Animal Health. Previous to industry, she worked in mixed and companion animal practices, a non-profit clinic, a diagnostic laboratory, and a house call practice. Dr. Nickelson has served on the board of directors with AAIV and was the finance chair of Association for Women Veterinarians Foundation. She received her DVM and MBA from University of Minnesota. Currently she lives in Kansas City with her husband and two Miniature Schnauzers, Woofer and Bud and a flock of Bantam chickens.