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About PNA


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

To advance optimal pet health through proper nutrition.

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

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

Board Members

  • Doug Aspros, DVM (representing American Veterinary Medical Association)
  • Jim Berry, DVM (representing the World Small Animal Veterinary Association)
  • Camille Torres Henderson, DVM, DABVP, DACVN (representing American College 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)

Betsy Grenier | PNA Executive Director