This year, BVNA are looking for 5 full members and 2 student members to stand for election onto BVNA Council. The Council is made up of a team of Veterinary Nurses from around the UK who work tirelessly on a voluntary basis, and have complete belief in what Veterinary Nursing can achieve.

What would inspire you to stand for #BVNACouncilElections2020?

Following the results from our recent Council member survey:

·        92% of Council members were inspired to be elected because they wanted to make a positive difference to the profession and industry

·        73% were inspired to be elected to be involved in decisions that affect their profession

·        65% said they were motivated with the opportunity to help shape the future of BVNA

Making friends and learning new skills

Results from the survey also demonstrated the top highlights of being on BVNA Council were making new friends, learning new skills, the feeling of being part of a community and working with like-minded, passionate and influential people who are keen to make a difference in the Veterinary Nursing profession.

Go for it!

The message from previous and present BVNA Council members to potential nominees for the election is; you should “Go for it!”

So if you’re passionate and interested in making a difference in our profession and want to help improve animal welfare by promoting Veterinary Nursing, get yourself nominated and join us as the voice for veterinary nurses! Nominations are now open and close on the 31st March (

Have your say on who’s representing your association at #BVNACouncilElections2020!

Whilst you're here, take a moment to see our latest job opportunities for vet nurses.