The IVNTA is responsible for:

  1. Maintaining an up-to-date list of members,
  2. Keeping members informed regarding relevant information and events,
  3. Maintaining regular communication with members,
  4. Providing a channel of open communication for members,
  5. Offering help and advice to enquirers.

This is coordinated by the secretary general. The current secretary general is Virginia Thomas VN.

Past secretary generals:

2007 – 2014 Sandy Hass of the Registered Veterinary Technologists and Technicians of Canada

1993 – 2007 Representatives of the British Veterinary Nursing Association