Board Roles

The Board of Directors for the Manitoba Veterinary Technologists Association (MVTA) is comprised of 12 dedicated veterinary professionals who have a total of over 115 years combine experience in the field. Elected by members, these committed volunteers advocate and promote the veterinary technologist profession throughout Manitoba as well as on a national level. By leading and supporting the interests of technologists in the province, the MVTA’s objective is to advance the profession through education opportunities and advocating for greater scope of practice, while also growing public awareness of the role a technologist plays in veterinary medicine.

Members of the MVTA Board of Directors, have represented technologists on the following boards/committees:

  • MVTA Advisory Committee
  • MVMA Council
  • RVTTC Board
  • RRC AHT Program Advisory Committee
  • Canadian Animal Blood Bank

Board Members

Cindy Sontag, RVT

PRESIDENT

Melanie Browning, RVT

PRESIDENT-ELECT

Trish Lobaton, RVT

PAST PRESIDENT

Robyn Winters, RVT

SECRETARY / TREASURER

Mark Evachewski, RVT

MEMBER RELATIONS DIRECTOR

Joanne Buitenhuis, RVT

RVTTC DIRECTOR

Kim Elphick, RVT

RVTTC DIRECTOR

Heather Laurie, RVT

CE DIRECTOR

Kimberly Mitchell, RVT

CE DIRECTOR

Ada Pinho, RVT

MARKETING DIRECTOR

Jessica Hammond, RVT

MARKETING DIRECTOR

Jennifer Peters, RVT

MEMBER AT LARGE