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About PNA

Helping pets live longer, happier and healthier lives through better nutrition.

To position nutrition as essential to optimal pet health by providing resources to veterinary healthcare teams.

To promote the importance of nutrition in the health of pets worldwide, the following organizations have been working together on what has now become known as the Pet Nutrition Alliance (PNA):

  • Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians
  • American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition
  • American Animal Hospital Association
  • American College of Veterinary Nutrition
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
  • National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America
  • World Small Animal Veterinary Association
  • Veterinary Medical Association Executives

Executive Board

  • Julie Churchill, DVM, PhD, DACVN, President (representing the American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition)
  • Kara Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition) (AVNT), President Elect (representing the Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians)
  • Lisa Freeman, DVM, PhD, DACVN (ACVN), Past-President (representing the American College of Veterinary Nutrition)
  • Heather Prendergast, RVT, CVPM, SPHR, Treasure (representing National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America)

Board Members

  • Jim Berry, DVM (representing the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association)
  • Walt Ingwersen, DVM, PhD, ACVIN (representing the World Small Animal Veterinary Association)
  • Ralph Johnson (representing Veterinary Medical Association Executives)
  • Heather Loenser, DVM (representing American Animal Hospital Association)

Betsy Grenier | PNA Executive Director