Leslie Carter RVT, MS, VTS (ECC) has supervised the ICUs at Colorado State University and University of Pennsylvania, published and lectured extensively, received the Jack Mara Memorial Lecture Award, and North American Veterinary Conference Technician Speaker of the Year Award in 2010.  She is a Charter Member, Past President and Regent of the Academy ofVeterinary Emergency and Critical Care Technicians (AVECCT), and created the AVECCT certifying examination.  She served as Technician Scientific Program Coordinator for the International VeterinaryEmergency and Critical Care Symposium (IVECCS) for many years.  Leslie's current position is National Director of Nursing for Pathway Veterinary Management.