Alberta Veterinary Medical Association Service Award Recipients

EDMONTON, March 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual service awards.  The awards were presented at the ABVMA Annual Member Recognition Banquet at the Delta Edmonton South Hotel in Edmonton on February 27, 2016.

Dr. Jennifer Willans is the recipient of the ABVMA Meritorious Service Award. This award is presented to a member of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association who has demonstrated outstanding service to the ABVMA. Service may be over the past year or several years. This award was established to recognize contributions to the association.

Dr. Alastair Cribb is the recipient of this year's Veterinarian of the Year Award. This award is presented to a member of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association who has made outstanding contributions to veterinary medicine or veterinary science as a registered veterinarian. The contribution may be over a lifetime, not just the past year. This award was established to recognize contributions to the veterinary profession.

Dr. Trevor Hook is the recipient of the Young Veterinarian of the Year Award. This award is presented to a new Alberta Veterinary Medical Association member who has shown enthusiasm for veterinary medicine and demonstrated emerging leadership in the veterinary profession. This award is normally presented to a veterinarian who has graduated within the last five years.

Dr. Ted Purcell is the recipient of this year's Communications Award. This award is presented to a member or group of members of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association in recognition of efforts to enhance the image of the veterinary profession.

Ms. Jackie Lind is the recipient of this year's ABVMA Veterinary Technologist of the Year Award. This award is presented to a member of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association who has made outstanding contributions to veterinary medicine or veterinary science as a registered animal health technologist.  The contribution may be over a lifetime, not just the past year. This award is meant to recognize contributions to the profession.

The Alberta Association of Animal Health Technologists (AAAHT) also presented two awards at the event. Ms. Andrea Edwards was presented with the AAAHT Appreciation Award and Ms. Nichole Boutilier was the recipient of the AAAHT Meritorious Service Award.

 

SOURCE Alberta Veterinary Medical Association

For further information: Midge Landals, Manager, Communications and Professional Enhancement, Alberta Veterinary Medical Association, 780-489-5007

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