ADVOCACY 2016-11-04T11:07:22+00:00

RVTTC – ADVOCACY

In addition to the Board of Directors, RVTTC appoints committee representatives to advocate for RVT’s across Canada. Having RVTTC representation dispersed throughout Canada, and on various committees, ensures that our members have a voice on important topics affecting the RVT profession both nationally and internationally. RVTTC Committee representatives currently hold positions on national committees such as:

AAVSB VETERINARY TECHNICIAN TESTING COMMITTEE

MANDATE The Veterinary Technician Testing Committee is charged by the AAVSB Board of Directors with the responsibility of the continuous review and upkeep of the VTNE consisting of fourteen content experts from various areas of practice in the United States and Canada.
WEBSITE N/A
REPRESENTATIVE(S) Amanda Maknyik BA, RVT, MEd
Sandy Parsons RVT, 

CANADIAN VETERINARY RESERVE ADVISORY BOARD

MANDATE Advise the CVMA on the development and implementation of the Canadian Veterinary Reserve.
WEBSITE https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/science-knowledge/cvr
REPRESENTATIVE(S) Shannon Brownrigg RVT

CVMA AHT/VT PROGRAM ACCREDITATION COMMITTEE

MANDATE Recommend accreditation standards for animal health technologist / veterinary technician education, respond to requests for CVMA accreditation of AHT/VT programs, review and propose amendments to standards for education and training of qualified veterinary health care team personnel.
WEBSITE https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/about/aht-vtp-accreditation-committee
REPRESENTATIVE(S) Gail Cooper RAHT
Lorna Verschoore RAHT

CVMA ANIMAL WELFARE COMMITTEE

MANDATE Advocate and promote animal welfare within the animal industry, to government and the public, advise the CVMA on animal welfare issues, develop pertinent position statements.
WEBSITE https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/about/animal-welfare-committee
REPRESENTATIVE(S) John Bell RVT

CVMA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

MANDATE Address “post-graduation” continuing education issues, to develop and implement the CVMA annual convention and other CE activities.
WEBSITE https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/about/professional-development-committee
REPRESENTATIVE(S) Nadine Schueller RVT
Shannon Brownrigg RVT