CVTEA accreditation policies and procedures

Last update to these sections: July 2021

IV. CVTEA® Roster 2021-2022

Representing/Member City/State Term
Private Large Animal Practice
Dr. Lora Bledsoe
Hugo, CO 2019-2025
Private Small Animal Practice
Dr. Bonnie Snyder
Edgewood, NM 2020-2026
Educators of Veterinary Technicians
Dr. Kelly Alan Black

McKinney, TX


Industrial Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Dale Cooper

Gobles, MI


Faculties of Colleges of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Elizabeth Thompson
Harrogate, TN 2017-2023
Veterinarian At-Large
Dr. Brent Wooden
Fair Oaks, CA 2019-2025
Dr. Susan Wedam Yakima, WA 2020-2024; filling unexpired term 2018-2024
Veterinary Technicians (*Educator of veterinary technicians)
Ms. Mary Berg, BS, RVT, LATG, VTS (Dentistry) Lawrence, KS 2017-2023
*Ms. Tracy Blais, CVT, MEd Newton Center, MA 2016-2022
Ms. Kelly Foltz, BA, LVT, VTS (ECC) McIntosh, FL 2017-2023
*Ms. Tricia Gorham, CVT, MA Seminole, FL 2020-2026
Ms. Mika Hobbs, RVT Statesboro, GA 2021-2027
Dr. Sandra Morales Foster, LVT, MS, DrPH Homewood, AL 2017-2023
*Dr. Lori Renda-Francis, LVT, PhD Clinton Township, MI 2019-2025

Laboratory Animal Medicine
Dr. Jennifer Asher

Clinton, CT

Veterinary State Boards
Dr. Tonya Hardy
Heber City, UT 2021-2027
Dr. Sandra Wise Fremont, OH 2020-2026
Ms. Michelle Smith Grand Junction, CO 2021-2027
Council on Education
Dr. James Hoffmann
Searcy, AR 2017-2022
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
Dr. Jocelyn Forseille
Spruce Grove, AB 2017-2021

V. AVMA staff roster

Oversight responsibility:

Ms. Rachel A. Valentine, RVT, BS, Assistant Director
847-925-8070 ext. 6676 rvalentineatavma [dot] org

Ms. Laura Lien, CVT, VTS-LAIM, MS, Assistant Director
847-925-8070 ext. 6609 llienatavma [dot] org

Dr. Paula Parker, Assistant Director
847-925-8070 ext. 6689 pparkeratavma [dot] org

Education and Research Division
1931 N. Meacham Road, Suite 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360

Staff responsibility:

Ms. Julie Horvath, CVTEA Accreditation Manager
847-925-8070 ext. 6624 jhorvathatavma [dot] org

Ms. Diana Olivera, Administrative Assistant
847-925-8070 ext. 6306 doliveraatavma [dot] org