Ellen Yoakam, DVM
OHIO DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE – REYNOLDSBURG, OHIO
A third-generation veterinarian, Dr. Yoakam works at the Ohio Department of Agriculture and served as the 2019-20 OVMA President. As an OVMA member, she has served on the Board of Directors for a number of years, as well as the Nominating, Finance & Audit, and Midwest Veterinary Conference Food Animal Education committees and several task forces. She is also a participant in the OVMA Grassroots Club and is a VPAC contributor. As president of the Ashland County VMA, Dr. Yoakam helped re-form the previously dissolved organization. She is also a member of AVMA, AABP, VIN and Ohio Dairy Veterinarians. Outside of veterinary medicine, she is active in her local church, the Crossroads Community Church. She and her husband Mark have three young children that keep them busy.