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 $500 in gift cards, 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.
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*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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Tana Rafter, Client Care Specialist
Edmond East Animal Hospital in Edmond, Oklahoma
Tana loves people and strives to bring joy to everyone she meets.
All for Pets Veterinary Clinic, Cabot, Arkansas
In addition to her CSR duties, Gianna coordinates puppy socialization classes, provides therapeutic laser treatments, and goes above and beyond managing the practice’s Pawspice program.
Animal Care Clinic, San Luis Obispo, California
In addition to her CSR duties, Gianna coordinates puppy socialization classes, provides therapeutic laser treatments, and goes above and beyond managing the practice’s Pawspice program
Lori Dreischmeier, CVT
Dodgeville Veterinary Service in Dodgeville, Wisconsin
Lori makes patient care the number one priority.
Heather Stitzel, RVT
Edmond East Animal Hospital, Edmond, Oklahoma
Heather is dedicated to quality patient care and is a champion for team morale.
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.
Courtney Einecker, CVT
43rd Avenue Animal Hospital, Glendale, Arizona
Courtney is a natural leader, and always has a positive outlook on any situation..
Kelsie Reider, CVT
Hawthorne Animal Hospital, Glen Carbon, Illinois
Kelsie always goes above and beyond and takes exceptional care of her patients..
Desert Veterinary Clinic, Yuma, Arizona
Payton is kind and never shies away from a task..
Broad River Animal Hospital, Norwalk, Connecticut
Johan is respectful, hard-working, and fun to be around..
Kristine Peirce, LVT
Clark Animal Care Center, Penfield, New York
Kristine steps up when needed and brings leadership, efficiency, and humor to her job.