Dr. Logan to Retire as Wyoming State Veterinarian
The Wyoming Livestock Board announced at its meeting on June 9 that it had accepted the upcoming resignation and retirement of State Veterinarian Jim Logan, DVM.
Dr. Logan has served the Wyoming Livestock Board and producers as state veterinarian through two appointed terms (1997-2004 and 2009 to present). He also served as assistant state veterinarian (2007-2009), and as a member of the Livestock Board (1993-1997).
A few of the honors received by Dr. Logan during his career include: National Assembly of State Animal Health Officials Award, University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Agriculturist of the Year Award and Wyoming Stockgrowers Association Guardian of the Grasslands Award. Dr. Logan has served many local, state and national organizations, including serving as Chairman of the Riverton Memorial Hospital Board, Wyoming Wool Growers Association and the American Sheep Industry Association.
“Dr. Logan is a staple of Wyoming, and his absence will leave a thoughtful and wise hole in many arenas,” said Wyo. Gov. Mark Gordon. “His dedication to the veterinary profession, agriculture and his consistently fair approach to the challenges that face our producers, wildlife managers and citizens is beyond compare. Jim’s work will be held up as the example of what the state vet should be for years to come. I’m grateful for his work and wish him nothing but happiness going forward. Most of all, Jim deserves a very large ‘thank you’ from everyone and I’m happy to extend my thanks for his many years of service.”
“My experience with Jim Logan is that of a man who is committed to the protection and progression of the livestock industry in both the state and national arenas,” said WLSB Board President and sheep producer Shaun Sims. “His work and dedication will be used as an example of what a state veterinarian should be both now and in the future. Thank you, Jim, for your years of service.”
Source: Wyoming Livestock Board