Membership in UVSA (formerly AVDA) is by application and upon the approval of the association's Board of Directors.
(as set forth in UVSA's bylaws)
Active Members consist of commercial entities, including companies, firms, and partnerships, as well as separate and distinct divisions, departments, and lines of business of such entities. There are three categories of Active Members: Distributor, Manufacturer, and Supplier.
(a) Distributor: any commercial entity primarily engaged in the distribution of animal health related products.
(b) Manufacturer: any commercial entity primarily engaged in the manufacture of animal health related products.
(c) Supplier: any commercial entity primarily engaged in the supplying of animal health related goods or services to entities qualifying as Distributors or Manufacturers or primarily engaged in the supplying of goods and services to veterinarians.
Allied Members consist of nonprofit organizations with a mission or function serving the veterinary channel.