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Outstanding RVT of the Year Award – Private Practice Criteria & Nomination Form

The CVMA recognizes the significant role of Registered Veterinary Technicians in the veterinary profession through the presentation of this award. Nominee will possess outstanding professional ability including his/her educational achievements, individual contributions, professional affiliations and special experience that sets them apart from others.

Nomination criteria:

  • Nominee must be a CVMA member (membership application may accompany this packet)
  • Nominator must be a CVMA member (membership application may accompany this packet)
  • Self-nominations will not be accepted

Nominations must include the following:

  • Nomination form (click on link below)
  • Personal narrative from the nominee (not to exceed 500 words)
  • Current CV of candidate that includes:
    • Experience, including time in the profession and level of responsibility
    • List of formal education and continuing education attended (including dates of attendance)
    • Degrees, specialties and certificates
    • Professional association membership and involvement.
  • Individual contributions to community, non-profit affiliations and involvement in animal-related activities or organizations, i.e. wildlife care, humane societies, etc.).
  • Any special achievements not covered above, particularly those that are above and beyond the candidate’s job duties.
  • Letters of recommendation (one from the nominator, and up to three from co-workers, clients, allied health professionals) that includes an evaluation of the candidate’s commitment to the profession and to the cooperative work environment.
  • One photograph of the nominated person (preferably digital)

NOMINATIONS WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR A PERIOD OF THREE YEARS.

Presentation of the award shall be made during the CVMA’s Installation and Awards Ceremony at the annual Pacific Veterinary Conference in June/July.

Please fill out the form and submit it with your nomination packet by January 10. You may submit your packet by email to staff@cvma.net or mail it to: CVMA, 1400 River Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95815.

Nomination Form

 

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