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Swanton, Ohio 43558
Phone: (419) 826-0322











Ohio Association of
Veterinary Technicians

Dedicated to promoting Veterinary Technicians and quality animal healthcare through:
Education, Legislation and High Ethical Standards
Committees


The Purpose of the Committees

The purpose of these committees is to aid in the responsibility of Organizational progression and provide direction to meetings based on the interests of the Organization and the committee. Due to the high volume and complexity of its work, there are currently 13 committees active in the OAVT. These committees, which represent all areas within the Organization, advise the president.


The Committee Members

Here is the complete listing of all the committees represented in the Organization and its members.


The Student Awards Committee
Receive completed applications and review submissions then submit final choices to the Board for voting.

Chairperson:  Open
Members:  Kim Myers / Earl Harrison


The Constitution and By-Laws Committee
Responsible for periodically reviewing and recommending revisions to the Constitution and By-Laws.

Chairperson:  Janet Lazarus
Members:  Cindy Curto / Earl Harrison


The Discovery Programs Committee
Soliciting suggestions from membership as to the content of program. Organize the program, obtain speakers, and contacting exhibitors.

Chairperson:  Christie Myers
Members:  Earl Harrison


The Finance Committee
Develop a budget and present financial reports. Auditing the treasury whenever the Treasurer position is changed.

Chairperson:  Peggy Dahlhausen
Members:  Kim Myers


The Legislative Committee
Monitor legislation, keep the OAVT in good standing with the State of Ohio, lobbying on behalf of technicians.

Chairperson:  Janet Lazarus


The Membership Committee
Determine the elegibility and approving applications of candidates for membership, keep accurate the current record of names and addresses of members, distinguish which district each member resides.

Chairperson:  Janet Buck


The MVC Committee
This is a committee of the OVMA. Responsibilities include suggesting and obtaining speakers the technician tracks at MVC.

Chairperson:  Vicki Riley
Members:  Kim Myers


The Newsletter Committee
Responsible for communications with the membership of the Association.

Chairperson:  Peggy Dahlhausen


The Public Relations Committee
Responsible for preparing and disseminating information on Association affairs through various media including displays, presentations, and other functions considered appropriate to serve as liaison between the Association and the general public.

Chairperson:  Kim Myers
Members:  Peggy Dahlhausen / Christie Myers


The Social Media Committee
Maintenance of Facebook content and access.

Chairperson:  Christie Myers


The Website Committee
Maintenance of the contracts with web designer, keeping the website current.

Chairperson:  Peggy Dahlhausen
Volunteering for
a Committee


Contact the OAVT secretary: oavtsecretary@ohiorvt.org


Committees that have immediate openings:
Newsletter Committee