About PNA

PNA is a global collaboration of nine veterinary organizations that offers pet nutrition resources and education to the veterinary healthcare team.

Our Vision

PNA is recognized and respected for its leadership and practical approach to improving pet health through proper nutrition.

Our Mission

To advance optimal pet health through proper nutrition.


Executive Board

Kara Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition)
PNA President

Representing the Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians

Julie Churchill, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Nutrition)

Representing the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Heather Prendergast, RVT, CVPM, SPHR

Representing National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America

Executive Director

Betsy Grenier

Board Members

Gail Golab, DVM

Representing American Veterinary Medical Association

Greg Takashima, DVM

Representing the World Small Animal Veterinary Association

Camille Torres Henderson, DVM, DABVP, DACVIM (Nutrition)

Representing American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition

Heather O’Steen, CAE

Representing Veterinary Medical Association Executives

Jessica Vogelsang, DVM

Representing American Animal Hospital Association

Enid Stiles, DVM, MSc

Representing Canadian Veterinary Medical Association


To avoid conflicts of interest, our funding is provided through a grant from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation.