The aim of our association is to provide advise and support to vet nurses/assistants, promote our profession to the general public, promote and provide lifelong learning and elevate professional skills and standard.

Our Executive Committee members will continue to arrange CPD workshops and exchange events for our members. I hope our members will enjoy participating our events, and new members are very welcomed.



Introduce Our Committee Members of 2017
President
Geraldine Kwok
Geraldine started working in small animal practice since 2002. She completed the Cert IV Veterinary Nursing in the Animal Industries Resource Centre Australia. She is the Senior Veterinary Nurse in Ocean Park. This job has given her a solid veterinary nursing skills and experience to carry on her career path.
She is also an instructor of the Higher Diploma in Veterinary Nursing at the Open University of Hong Kong and the Pet First Aid course instructor in the Hong Kong St. John Ambulance.
She enjoys working and teaching in the Veterinary field. Especially in Ocean Park has given her great opportunity to work with many different animal species, chances to use high-end medical equipments and attend international veterinary conferences and workshops.
She joined the HKVNA as a committee member since 2013. She was responsible to coordinate CPD activities and veterinary workshops.
She is now the President of the HKVNA and believes continue education will bring up the veterinary nursing standard in Hong Kong.
Vice President + Membership
Rocky Sham
Rocky has been working as a veterinary assistant since 2004. He was one of the three founders of HKVNA.
He completed his AIRC Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and qualified as a Veterinary Nurse and workplace assessor through Australia. He is also an UK-Registered Veterinary Nurse.
Rocky would like to increase the number of member in HKVNA, it can ensure that Veterinary Nursing in HK has strong representative body and help HKVNA provide benefit , support and promotion for our members.
Vice President + Secretary
Cherry Chan
Cherry work at Heung Wo Animal Medical Centre as a Practice Manager. She holds a degree of BSc (Hons) in Veterinary Nursing at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Royal Veterinary College of the University of London. The 4 years of study include veterinary theory and practical skills.
Cherry joined HKVNA as a CPD sub-committee in 2014 and vice President as well as Secretary in 2015 and 2016. She will use her knowledge to assist Geraldine to develop the industry of veterinary nursing. She also wants to improve the quality of veterinary nurses/assistants. She aims for advocate the code of conduct so to increase the professionalism of veterinary nurses/assistants and register all veterinary nurses/assistants by regulations.
Cherry love all animals especially cats. She raise 4 cats at home now.

Treasurer
Noira Chan
Noira has a special interest in exotic animal and wildlife. She has been worked in KFBG as a veterinary nurse from 2002 till 2012, animals she worked with include crocodiles, lizards, turtles, primates, wild boar, leopard cat and various avian species. After ten years work with rescued wildlife, she changed her job in the end of 2012 and joined Heung Wo Exotic Veterinary Centre, her practice includes management, consultation, intensive care and surgery of exotic pets. She joined HKVNA as committee since 2012 and as a treasurer from 2013. She loves her work and takes great satisfaction of being able to help pet owners and their pets. Noira enjoys spending quality time with her family and pets and loves travelling overseas.
CPD
Vincent Tang
Vincent have been working in Veterinary Nursing industry over 10 years, he is now working in Equine Hospital at The Hong Kong Jockey Club. He is holding a Cert IV Veterinary Nursing and Cert IV Training and Assessment qualifications recognized in Australia. And he has special interested in Medical Informatics Technology.
He has joined HKVNA as committee since 2012, learns from the past and overseas to plan the development for HKVNA. He hopes HKVNA can gather Hong Kong veterinary nurses and assistants together and develop a better future for Hong Kong Veterinary Nursing industry.

CPD
Joey Heung
Joey has been working in Ocean Park for 3 years. She started as a Marine Mammal Trainer and currently as a Veterinary Assistant. She graduated from University of Queensland and has a great interest in Marine Biology. She has joined HKVNA as a committee this year and has been working on the continuing professional development for veterinary nurses and assistants. She hopes that HKVNA can help Hong Kong veterinary nurses and assistants to develop a structural program for their continuing professional development.
CPD
Iris Wong
Iris is a supervisor of the animal hospital at Heung Wo Animal Medical Centre. She have been working as veterinary assistant for 5 years. She also holds a police dog training license and have been training dogs for 12 years. She is studying AIRC Cert IV at the moment.
She will further study in the field and wants to contribute her knowledge and skills in the veterinary nurse industry. Through the committee of HKVNA, she wants to increase the standard of veterinary nurses/assistants in order to raise the awareness of animals’ health and welfare.
Editing
Joseph Au
Joseph has been working in the veterinary industry since the year 2000, and being as HKVNA committee member since 2011.
Joseph has finished his Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and became a Qualified Veterinary Nurse through Australia in recent year. And working his way through in the registration of veterinary nurse in UK.
He is a current registered member of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, and a holder of Certificate in BLS through American College of Emergency and Critical Care, in which emergency and critical care interests him the most.
He would like to offer his knowledge and experiences to the fellow members of HKVNA and help HKVNA to become the benchmark in veterinary nurse industry in Asia.

Editing
Lee Kwok Shing
Hello! I’m Shing, I’m a Veterinary Clinical Technician of the Hong Kong Jockey Club. I have been working in the industry for four years, and I received my Veterinary Nursing Certificate IV in 2013.
I’m one of the editing sub-committee member of the HKVNA last year, my duty is editing of our website and newsletter. I love photography; you may have seen me taking photos during workshops or conferences.


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