Employee of the Month

Thank you for your interest in the AAHA Trends® magazine Employee of the Month Contest, sponsored by CareCredit. Each month, Trends will shine a spotlight on an outstanding member of the AAHA membership.

To nominate your choice for Employee of the Month, simply fill out this form and you will be entered to win the monthly drawing. Winners will be notified via email the month before the winner is to appear. Any AAHA member or AAHA-accredited practice team member is eligible to win the monthly prize of a $500 gift card, courtesy of CareCredit. If you don't win, don't worry, you can re-enter as many times as you like!*

Note: We are happy to accept nominations for veterinary team members in any role. Per AAHA’s standards, only credentialed team members who have either graduated from an AVMA accredited program and passed national and/or state and provincial board exams will be published, if selected, with the title “technician.” Team members working directly with patients who are not credentialed will be referred to with the title of veterinary assistant if selected.


Good luck!

Click here to view the official rules.
*Past winners are not eligible to enter. Practices may nominate up to 3 employees from their practice in any given month. 
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Past winners

Employee of the Month

May 2023

Jamie Swick, Veterinary Assistant
Pine Grove Veterinary Hospital, Severn/Ontario
Jamie is always the first one to help if you need a hand or a shoulder to cry on.

Employee of the Month

April 2023

Courtney Einecker, CVT
43rd Avenue Animal Hospital, Glendale, Arizona
Courtney is a natural leader, and always has a positive outlook on any situation..

Employee of the Month

March 2023

Kelsie Reider, CVT
Hawthorne Animal Hospital, Glen Carbon, Illinois
Kelsie always goes above and beyond and takes exceptional care of her patients..

Employee of the Month

February 2023

Payton Henderson
Desert Veterinary Clinic, Yuma, Arizona
Payton is kind and never shies away from a task..

Employee of the Month

January 2023

Johan Buckner
Broad River Animal Hospital, Norwalk, Connecticut
Johan is respectful, hard-working, and fun to be around..

Employee of the Month

December 2022

Kristine Peirce, LVT
Clark Animal Care Center, Penfield, New York
Kristine steps up when needed and brings leadership, efficiency, and humor to her job.

Nomination form

Thank you for choosing to nominate an Employee of the Month! Please complete this form and return with a high-resolution image and/or video with photo credit of your Employee of the Month.

Note: By submitting a photo you verify that you own the rights to the photo and/or video and agree to allow AAHA to use the image in its digital and print content.

In their own words

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