Victoria (Alterio) Vierschilling and Daniela Kenmure, Class of 2014 were recently appointed to serve as co-chairs of the Seminar Committee of the New Jersey Veterinary Technicians and Assistants (NJVTA) Board. The pair will work to ensure that veterinary technicians apply for their state licensure upon successfully passing the Veterinary Technicians National Exam (VTNE) and that all veterinary technicians in New Jersey are certified, re-certified and are up to date with required continuing education (CE) hours. They joined the NJVTA board on April 8.
Vierschilling and Kenmure are employed at the Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in Tinton Falls, New Jersey and are both certified veterinary technicians. Vierschilling works in the Avian and Exotic Department, the Emergency Department and the Critical Care Unit. Kenmure works in the Surgery Department and is a Clinical Staff Mentor at the hospital.
During their time at Wilson College, the two were instrumental in disaster relief efforts following Hurricane Sandy which hit their home state of New Jersey hard. They sponsored a drive to collect supplies for animal shelters near their hometowns and volunteered several weekends of their time to relief efforts following the hurricane.