NHVTA – Purpose, Goals and Mission

  • To promote the professional and educational advancement of veterinary technicians.
  • To enhance the knowledge and skills of the veterinary technician through continuing education and seminars.
  • To promote the interests of veterinary technicians through State and Federal legislation.
  • To promote and maintain the professional image, and high ethical standards of the veterinary technician.
  • To promote progressive and humane medical care for all creatures through the high quality care provided by veterinary technicians.
  • To promote and maintain a cooperative professional relationship with the veterinary medical profession.


NHVTA – Organizational Roles

  • The NHVTA is a membership association of veterinary technicians in the state of New Hampshire, offering continuing education seminars, a web site, and other benefits to members.
  • We are the organization that certifies veterinary technicians in the state. For more information on becoming a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), please visit our certification web page.


Learn more about Membership.


NHVTA Board of Directors

Chair: Becky Gallant BS, CVT (term 9/2012-9/2015)
Treasurer:  Elizabeth Madison, CVT  (term 1/2014-1/2017)
Secretary: Patty Pate, CVT, VTS (ECC)  (term 1/2014-1/2017)

Continuing Education Committee Chair: Lynda Vermillion, LVT

Certification Committee Chair: Dave Cowan CVT, VTS (ECC)

Legislation Committee Chair: Ed Carlson, CVT, VTS (Nutrition)

Scholarship & SCNAVTA Committee Chair: Mary Wiley, CVT, VTS (Clinical Practice)


Additional Support Roles

Membership Database: Dianne Lopez, CVT

Web Administrator: Becky Gallant, BS, CVT

NAVTA State Representative: Ed Carlson, CVT, VTS (Nutrition)

Regional Representatives
Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee: Janine Graham, RVT
Lakes Region: Diane Baraby, CVT
White Mountain/Great North Woods: Jamie Drown, CVT

About our Board and Representatives