The Practice Management Committee will be responsible for promoting the field of practice management as it relates to Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Practice (either in a standalone setting or within a Specialty Referral Hospital). The Committee will also define the criteria for application for the Practice Manager of the Year award, review such applications in time for the annual award to be made at IVECCS. The President will appoint the chairperson. The committee shall be made up of a minimum of 4 persons with relevant experience in ECC practice management. The winner of the PM of the year award shall be invited to be on the PM committee for a term of 2 years from the date of award receipt.