Committees >> Health, Education & Research
Jay Griffiths, DVM
17975 Placer Hills Rd.
Meadow Vista, CA 95722
Develops educational materials for the
membership related to Pygmy goat health and husbandry, and
publishes articles on these topics in MEMO. (Other media may be
utilized if authorized by the Board and accommodated by the
Acts as a consultant to the Board and
other Committees in matters regarding Pygmy goat health and
longevity, assisting them in developing educational materials
and notifying them of specific concerns or emergency issues that
may require immediate attention.
Collects data in order to set research
priorities to advance knowledge of the Pygmy goat.
Recommends the institution of formal and
informal projects and surveys as a need becomes apparent, with
the results being made available to the Board and membership.
Reviews, or has qualified professional(s)
review all materials relevant to health and husbandry developed
by NPGA, or outside sources for use by NPGA.
Maintains a regular communication with the
Breed Standard and the Judges Training Committee.
Shall be responsible for the creation and
implementation of guidelines containing the necessary policies
and procedures for use of AI within NPGA.
Promotes the increase of knowledge on the
use of AI for interested breeders.
Committee chairs shall sign a statement at the bottom of both the NPGA Committee Chairs job description and the particular job description for their respective committees that they have read, understand and will comply with their job descriptions.