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Garnetta Santiago

Garnetta Santiago, MA, LVT, is Senior Manager of Academic and Professional Affairs for Zoetis and helps lead strategic engagement with Colleges of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Technology programs in the U.S. and Caribbean; as well as educational, wellbeing and professional development outreach to the veterinary profession through digital and social platforms.  A 2003 graduate of the veterinary technology program at State University of New York, Delhi, Garnetta has worked as a Licensed Veterinary Technician in small and mixed-animal clinical practice, shelter medicine, academia, and the animal health industry.  She holds degrees in Political Science, International Relations, and Veterinary Science Technology, earned the Professional Certificate in Online Education Instructional Design from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; and is enrolled in the Certificate Program for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine through Purdue University.  She is the Immediate-Past President of the New York State Association of Veterinary Technicians, and lectures extensively on veterinary professional development, cultural competency, and diversity topics. Along with her husband, daughter and two beautiful orange tabby littermates, she lives in the Hudson Valley region of New York State.