NAVTA's 2022 Board of Directors and Leaders

To get where the veterinary technician profession needs to go, it takes a dynamic group of people leading the way. Get to know our leadership team.
Ashli Selke

RVT, CVT

President

Ashli currently resides in West Lafayette, IN where she is the Clinical Lab Coordinator and Instructional Technologist for the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Nursing Program.

Jamie Rauscher

RVT

President-Elect

Jamie is the Medical Manager of a large GP/ER Practice and current President of the GA VTAA. Her interests include ECC, Pain Management, Anesthesia and Client Communication. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

Ed Carlson

CVT, VTS (Nutrition)

Immediate Past President

Ed also serves on the Executive Boards of the NH and MA Vet Tech Association. He lectures frequently at veterinary conferences on a variety of nutrition topics and was the recipient of the NAVTA 2019 Technician of the Year award.

Harold Davis

RVT, VTS (ECC) (Anes/Analgesia)

Treasurer

Harold has been an RVT for over 40 years. He loves the challenges and opportunities the profession has offered. In his spare time, Harold loves to travel and enjoys photography. Harold’s mantra is: Dare, Dream Do!

Mandy Fults

MS, LVT, CVPP, VTS CP (C/F)

Secretary

Mandy actively advocates for the advancement of the veterinary technician/nursing profession through encouraging education and the development of advanced veterinary nursing career paths.

Ryan Frazier

BS, LVT

Member at Large

Ryan has extensive experience in veterinary medicine, including time working as a licensed veterinary technician in general practice and specialty settings. He also has a BS degree in Marketing.

Mariel Hendricks

BS, RVT

Member at Large

Mariel resides in Indianapolis and has been an RVT for 11 years. She works for Noah’s Animal Hospitals as a Technician Development team member and loves specialty surgery.

Phil Russo

CAE

Executive Director

Phil has spent his entire career working at not-for-profit associations. He has three cats, including his best pal Vinnie, who likes to perch on Phil’s shoulder to get a better view of the world.

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