RIVTA Executive Board

RIVTA is lead by a board of Certified Veterinary Technicians who volunteer their time. If you are interested in joining the RIVTA Board, please reach out to us at [email protected]

Newsletter Editor
Certification Co-Chair

  Cat Holly, CVT
Stonington Veterinary Hospital

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Vice President

Shalom Lima, CVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)
Ocean State Veterinary Specialists


Certification Co-Chair

Bonnie Soule, CVT, VTS (Zoo)
Roger Williams Park Zoo




Christen Owen, CVT, LATG
Brown University


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Member at Large


Tracy Olivieri, CVT
West Greenwich Animal Hospital

RI Vet Tech of the Year 2023


Member at Large
Legislative Chair
The Rare Male CVT

Nicholas Raimondi, CVT
New England Institute of Technology

Member at Large
New Website Developer
Newsletter Co-Editor
2024 RIVTA President Nominee

Kerry Walsh, CVT
New England Institute of Technology

RI Vet Tech of the Year 2022

"Not a pro web developer..."


Member at Large


Christine Ann Palmer, CVT
Veterinary Healing Arts
Coventry Veterinary Hospital