BVNA Appoints New President & Vice President

Above are Fiona Andrew RVN, elected as Vice President and Kirstie Shield DipAVN (Surg) RVN, elected as President.

The British Veterinary Nursing Association Ltd (BVNA) are delighted to announce that Kirstie Shield DipAVN (Surg) RVN, head nurse of The Hale Veterinary Group in Chippenham, was elected as President during their Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Sunday 13th October at the BVNA Congress in Shropshire.

Delighted at being elected President, Kirstie says: ‘I will feel honoured to serve as President of the BVNA, the only representative Association for veterinary nurses in the UK.  It will mean a great deal to me personally to be able to contribute towards the development of the profession that I am, and always will be so passionate about.  I know that the BVNA Council and office team are looking forward to the year ahead with enthusiasm and determination to do their very best to represent our members and the wider veterinary nursing profession’.

During the AGM, Fiona Andrew RVN was elected as Vice President and remains in her role as Honorary Secretary.  Fiona says ‘I am excited to be working with a president of such a high calibre and look forward to supporting Kirstie in achieving her aims and objectives for the coming year’.