Amanda Havens and VA-MD Vet Med Interim Dean Greg Daniel
Interim Dean Greg Daniel presents the January 2018 Staff Member of the Month award to Amanda Havens.

Amanda Havens

Community Practice veterinary technician

Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Amanda Havens serves as a Community Practice veterinary technician. She is known around the hospital for her upbeat attitude and great personality. These factors allow her to create a positive working environment for those around her, including students, staff, and patients. Additionally, she has cultivated a strong reputation for training and teaching fourth-year veterinary students. On the busiest days, she is always willing to step up to the plate, while maintaining operational organization and logistical support. Amanda's nominator described her as willing to "take on new tasks with a smile," as well as "always being willing to lend a helping hand."