President – Sam (Craddock) Geiling, RVT

SamSam received her training at Central Carolina Community College, and graduated in 2008 and moved to Hawaii in October 2008.  She teaches at Windward Community College in Hawaii’s only AVMA accredited veterinary technology program. Her interests in veterinary medicine include hematology and education. Sam is married and has two young sons and three dogs.

Contact: craddock.hvta@gmail.com




Vice President – Alexander Dehne, LVT

Bio coming soon!

Secretary – We need help! 




Treasurer – Kathleen Baxter, RVT

KathleenKathleen attended the Veterinary Technology Program at Gwinnett Technical College, in Georgia, and graduated in 2005. Prior to becoming a vet tech, she had a career in aviation management.

Kathleen’s hobbies include hiking, surfing, horseback riding, traveling, reading, and collecting vintage clothing. She has a dog Jazz, and a tuxedo cat named Jules Verne, and an always a few bottle-fed kittens. Kathleen loves having a home in Hawaii and has no plans on leaving.

Contact: treas.hvta@gmail.com





Committee Chairs

Membership Committee – Lisa Conachan, RVT

Bio Coming soon!


Fundraising and Promotions Committee -Sarah Krupp, RVT


Sarah graduated from WCC’s vet tech program in 2013. She grew up in Kaneohe, and has always been surrounded by a small zoo of animals. From dogs, cats, chickens, rescue birds, and others, she has experience with a wide variety of species. She is interested in volunteering with homeless animals and has been to Nicaragua to assist in spay/neuter efforts.Contact: krupp.hvta@gmail.com




Student Chapter Committee – We need help!


 Newsletter Committee – We need help!


NAVTA Committee – Lucy Miller, CVT



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