Approved Veterinary Assistant Committee
The primary mission of the AVA Committee is to manage the NAVTA Approved Veterinary Assistant Program. This program was started in 2011 to provide a way to identify and honor exceptional Veterinary Assistant training programs.
The primary mission of the CE Committee is to serve in an advisory capacity for continuing education programs and to develop and implement continuing education programs.
Committee of Veterinary Technician Specialties
The primary mission of the CVTS is to oversee the current Veterinary Technician Specialist Academies and review proposals for upcoming Academies.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Committee
The goal of the NAVTA DEIB Committee is to promote the value of DEI throughout the veterinary nursing/technology profession including but not limited to race; ethnicity, gender; sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender presentations, religious or political beliefs.
District Representative Committee
The District Representative Committee’s mission is to maintain and facilitate the flow of information between the Association and State Veterinary Technician Associations.
Government Relations Committee
The objective of NAVTA’s Government Relations Committee is to develop and carry out government affairs and advocacy strategies, as approved by NAVTA’s Executive Board, including proposing legislation and regulations that would advance the profession of veterinary technology/veterinary nursing in America.
The primary mission of the Membership Committee is to promote membership in the association and work on all membership issues.
Student Chapters of NAVTA (SCNAVTA)
This committee is responsible communicating with advisors of student chapter and encourage input and interaction between the Association and the student chapters.
Veterinary Nurse Initiative Committee
This committee is responsible for working towards standardizing veterinary technician credentials nationally, defining the Veterinary Technician scope of practice, creating Veterinary Technician title protection, and establishing an identity as veterinary nurses.