Credentialing & Membership 
Victoria Vierschilling, BS, CVT  Co- Chair

Lindsey Derr, CVT  Co- Chair

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

Our credentialing/ membership committee maintains members files, credentialing subject matter in regards to members, correspondences with members and certificates for our members.

Public Relations 
 Karen Critchley-Capone, CPVM, CVT    Chair

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To promote the NJVTA and the veterinary technician and assistant professions to membership, professional organizations, and the general public.

Create or investigate promotional materials for board approval to represent the NJVTA at events and conferences.

Plan and coordinate NJVTA events for membership outside of the annual conference. 

Coordinate representation of board members or volunteers at NJVTA conferences and events: ACVC, NJVMA, etc.  Create a cost analysis for attending these events and present to the board.

Provide information and support ideas for publications and communication pathways (including social media).


Ray Butler Co-Chair

Nicole Humphreys Co-Chair

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Legal and Governance 

Michael Azzarello MBA, BS, LVT  Chair

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Oversee and guide with respect to the ethical aspects of the association

Review By Laws and any other pertinent documents

Promote and represent the interest of NJVTA members through state and federal legislation

Consider writing a standardized policy and procedure manual


Harriet Terodemos MS, BS, CVT Chair

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Provide well -being support and tools to NJVTA members through mental health and well being education and awareness programs

Establish wellness events throughout the year for NJVTA members

Provide regular communication to NJVTA members for self -care programs, work-life balance, compassion fatigue, improving physical health and financial fortitude.

Research and review existing tools and resources within the veterinary profession and create a database of tools for members.

Creating wellness section on our website with these resource

Veterinary Nursing Initiative (VNI) 

Nicole Humphreys, MBA, CVT Co-Chair

Maggie Monza, BS, CVT  Co-Chair

NAVTA NJ State Representative

Chrissy Giovanelli