Dr. James Nave advises the presiding officer in responding to points of order and parliamentary inquiries. He is the Chairman of the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues, the globalization agent for the World Veterinary Association, while practicing at Tropicana Veterinary Group in Las Vegas. Dr. Nave has served with the American Veterinary Medical Association in the House of Delegates on the District Five Executive Board, as Board Chairman, and as President in 2000. While President, he ushered in an era of worldwide acceptance of veterinary licensing standards, opening up universal licensing in many global areas. After graduating from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1968, he served as a Captain in the US Army, completing a tour of duty in Vietnam where he was awarded the Bronze Star.