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Laressa Dimalanta, Hospital Manager

RVT, LATG

Laressa grew up on the Pacific islands of Guam and Hawaii caring for the injured animals she would find with her Gramma. She graduated with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology from Parkland College in Illinois in 1997 and then moved to the Bay Area. She is a Registered Veterinary Technician, Laboratory Animal Technologist, and Technical Writer, having a combined 20+ years of experience in small animal general practice, biomedical research, and education. She has been representing RVTs on the California Veterinary Medical Association board since 1999 by being an advocate for the veterinary technology profession and making recommendations for veterinary medical legislative issues. She served several terms with CVMA as the Research, Education, and currently, the District IX (San Mateo, San Francisco, and Santa Clara counties) RVT state representative. She is also an active Program Advisory Committee board member at Carrington College for the Veterinary Technology program. Her three rambunctious children; grey cat, Mittens; green-cheeked conure, Coconut; pied-cockatiel, Skittles; peach-faced lovebirds, KJ and JK; and betta fish, Ragnarok and Anora, round out her loving family. She enjoys reading, cooking, and writing. She is an advocate for the welfare of animals, and promotes lifelong education and mentoring for all veterinary staff members.
Laressa

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