Licensed technicians represent their profession across the boards.
Only 16 out of 50 states boast a credentialed technician on their veterinary medical boards. What's more, only 12 of those states reserve a seat-or two-for technicians. While California's new law will bump up the numbers to 17 and 13 respectively, veterinary technicians still have a long way to go to represent themselves “across the boards.”
Here's the breakdown on technician board members.
States that require a credentialed technician:
States that require two credentialed technicians:
States that don't require but still have a technician on board:
Looking to get on board? Click here to locate your state veterinary medical board and get information on how you can become more involved-either as a member or an advocate.