AVT Merit Award - Recognizes an RVT in good standing with
the OAVT who has demonstrated a longstanding history of community service and
dedication at the regional, provincial, or national level in a professionally
related association. This individual has continuously promoted and enhanced the
image of OAVT members and the field of veterinary technology through their
positive interactions with the public and community members.
OAVT Appreciation Award- Recognizes an organization or stakeholder
in the animal health community who has demonstrated outstanding support and
contribution to the increased awareness of the field of veterinary technology.
The recipient has furthered the image of the RVT through encouragement and
support of the profession.
OAVT RVT Outstanding Contributions Award- The recipient of this award is an RVT in
good standing with the OAVT who has demonstrated outstanding support for the
RVT profession. Their contributions have had a progressive impact on the
Association, or the awareness of the RVT profession. They continually enhance
the image of the members of the OAVT through their positive example in their
OAVT Veterinarian Appreciation Award-
Recognizes a Veterinarian who is in good
standing with their provincial accrediting body that has demonstrated
outstanding support of and contributions to the increased awareness of the role
of the RVT as part of the complete animal health care team and encourages a
team approach to veterinary medicine.
OAVT RVT of the Year-
Recognizes an RVT in good standing with
the OAVT who exemplifies dedication to the humane medical treatment of animals
and excels in all aspects of their field. Candidates demonstrate enthusiasm for
their chosen profession, dedication to animal health care, and support for a
cohesive team environment. Their concern for animal welfare stands out to
others in their workplace. This individual works to augment the image and recognition
for RVTs in veterinary medical communities and to the public through their professionalism
and overall direction.
OAVT Honorary Member- Recognizes any individual
who vastly improves the lives of animals. Such an award will be handed out
periodically to an individual who makes a significant contribution to the health
and welfare of animals.
OAVT RVT Complimentary Life Member- Recognizes an RVT who has made outstanding contributions to the profession
of veterinary technology throughout their career and has distinguished
themselves by furthering the objectives of the OAVT. In order to qualify for
this award candidates must be an RVT Member or an RVT Retired member in good
standing with the OAVT for at least 10 years, made wide-reaching contributions
that have positively impacted the field of veterinary technology in Ontario;
promoted the profession with the public and with stakeholder; attributed
contributions that resulted in significant strategic gains for the OAVT.