Veterinary Technician of the Year Award Nomination

Open to credentialed veterinary technicians from any veterinary practice who have worked at least ninety (90) days with the veterinary practice submitting the nomination, and who are currently working for that practice.

Read about the Veterinary Technician of the Year Award at

The form below must be completed in one session, it cannot be saved and added to later.

We recommend you answer the questions in Word and then paste them into the form below.

Deadline is October 10, 2022 11:59 pm EST

Provide brief statements (each at 500 words or less) covering the following topics:

  1. REQUIRED. Describe the nominee’s exceptional performance in any area of the practice (.e.g., surgery, dentistry, pain management, etc.). Feel free to include quotes from coworkers, clients, and supervisors if you have them.

2. REQUIRED. Describe how the nominee’s communications skills help coworkers and clients. Feel free to include quotes from coworkers, clients, and supervisors if you have them.

3. OPTIONAL. Provide at least two (a maximum of five) customer/client reviews or testimonials about the nominee. 

  1. Please submit photographs of the nominee at work or in the practice, and with clients and coworkers. Note: These photos become part of the nomination package and will be used in AAHA publicity of the award. Each person featured in a photo must sign a photographic release form, which must be uploaded with the photos.

Photograph & Video Release Terms

I/we hereby grant permission to the American Animal Hospital Association (“AAHA”) the rights and use of image(s), video(s), recording(s) and/or any other print and/or digital assets provided to AAHA as listed below (the “Assets), without payment or any other consideration to (your organization) and its associated companies, to be used for, but not limited to, the following purposes:

  • Social media
  • Advertisements
  • Presentations
  • Course content
  • Promotional collateral

I/we waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the Assets and understand that the Assets may be edited, copied, exhibited, published or distributed by AAHA, and further waive the right to inspect or approve any derivative product. I/we also understand that this material may be used in diverse educational settings within an unrestricted geographic area. Further, I/we warrant that I/we are the legal owner of the Assets, and this release does not infringe upon any other copyright ownership of the Assets.

By signing this release, I/we understand this permission signifies that the Assets may be electronically displayed via the Internet or in a public setting and that there is no time limit on the validity of this release.

By signing this form, I/we acknowledge that I have completely read and fully understand the above release and agree to be bound thereby. I/we hereby release any and all claims against any person or AAHA and its associated companies for use of the Assets.

Photo/video release