Veterinary Cancer Society Technicians

Thank you, Aspen Schreiner!

2021-2022 Technician Liaison

Nominations are now OPEN for our next Technician Liaison for the 2023-2024 term.

Click HERE for the Nomination form. The deadline for nominations is September 30th. Elections will be held electronically from October 3 – October 12, 2022. The newly elected 2023-2024 Technician Liaison will be announced at the Closing Event Celebration at the VCS Conference, Saturday, October 16. Below is information about the position.

The Liaison is expected to participate in VCS activities through the year in the following ways:

  • Serve for two years beginning January 1, 2023 and ending December 31, 2024.
  • communicate in person, or electronically, with the EC during board meetings (held twice yearly), recommending changes, programming or ideas that benefit technician members
  • submit a newsletter article/update for the VCS newsletter at scheduled times of the year.
  • assist the local program chair with planning the technician workshop at the VCS annual conference
  • communicate with technicians through the year on projects or initiatives that can/will benefit technician members
  • update the VCS technician page on the website as needed
  • update and post to the technician Facebook page regularly to communicate with technicians
  • update the membership during the technician workshop at the annual conference each October

Benefits of the Liaison position:

  • Complimentary conference registration for the annual conference for the duration of the term in office
  • Three nights complimentary hotel rooms during the annual conference
  • Flight costs and hotel accommodations paid for attendance at ACVIM in June

VTCS MEMBERSHIP

  • 2021 RENEWING MEMBERS: Thanks to the generosity of Epicur Pharma, sister division of Stokes Pharmacy, 2022 membership renewals for all current VCS member techncians are provide complimentary. Please renew online using the code previously emailed to you or submit a hard copy of the renewal form to Cindy Hazelrigg at vetcancersociety1@gmail.com. Thank you, Epicur Pharma!

 

  • NEW TECHNICIAN MEMBERS:  Any technician joining VCS for the very first time will pay $40 regardless of the time of year that you join.  Click HERE to join.

2022 VTCS WORKSHOP

Thank you for joining us virtually for the 2021 Technician Workshop at VCS! All information for the 2022 Technician Workshop at the VCS Annual Conference can be found HERE!  We hope to see you in person in 2022 in Norfolk, VA!

If you were unable to attend the 2021 Virtual Conference, it’s not too late.  All of the technician presentations are available for both CE and non-CE purposes.  You can still register and watch any presentation that you would like.  Log in to your member account to register.  When you do, you’ll receive an email that provides you with log in instructions for the conference platform as well as to the CE site.

2022 VTS SPECIALTY LICENSE SCHOLARSHIP & APPLICATION PREP COURSE

Are you interested in pursing your VTS in oncology?  The Veterinary Cancer Society provides a travel scholarship to as many as two veterinary technician members who pursue their specialty certification.  For more information click HERE.

For complete information about the specialty exam and application process through AIMVT, click HERE.

NEW! PREP COURSE FOR VTS APPLICATIONS

If you are a VCS member technician who is thinking about pursuing your VTS in oncology but you want help with the application process, we have a new Prep Course just for you.  For details, click HERE.

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Our mission is to be an advocate of the cancer patient and maintain the highest standards of care and treatment of animals with cancer. We attain this mission by promoting technician communication, education, and specialization in the field of veterinary oncology.

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Cindy Hazelrigg
573-823-8809
vetcancersociety1@gmail.com