Credential & Membership Committee Co-Chairs
Victoria Vierschilling, BS, CVT

Daniela Kenmure, BS, CVT

Email: [email protected]

Members:  Chrissy Giovannielli, CVT, VTS, (SAIM)


Volunteer Chair
Joe Jenik, AVA

Joe Jenik completed the Brookdale AVA program in 2015 and now works as an AVA in the Internal Medicine Department at Compassion First Hospital in Tinton Falls. He spent 20 years in home finance before getting into animal health care. He continues to be a Mentor/Educator for the Brookdale AVA program and also volunteers for the Monmouth County SPCA and Newark Community Healthy Pet Clinic. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife, Robin, and their 2 pets: Berlin, a Min Pin/Chiu mix, and Tzatzki, the orange kitty.


Education Committee Chair
Harriet Terodemos, MS, BS, CVT

Harriet Terodemos is a certified veterinary technician residing in New Jersey.  She holds a master’s degree in biology from Montclair State University and a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Purdue University. She received her associate’s degree in veterinary technology from San Juan College. Harriet has worked in small animal practice as well as emergency and referral practices. She loves to teach and has been an instructor with the veterinary technology program at Bergen Community College for 17 years. Harriet is currently employed at Oradell Animal Hospital and is the manager of client communication and staff development.  She is an active member of the New Jersey Veterinary Technicians and Assistants (NJVTA), and is a member of the education committee for the association. Harriet has lectured at various local and regional veterinary technician conferences on a variety of technical topics relating to veterinary technology. She has a passion for speaking about the importance of behavioral health in our culture and is a Certified Mental Health First Aid instructor. She lives with her wife, Kelly McKeand and their two cats in New Jersey.


NAVTA NJ State Representative
Janet McConnell, AS, CVT