1. The name of the society is British Columbia Veterinary Technologists Association or BCVTA.
2. The purposes of the society are:
A) To promote, encourage, and maintain the knowledge, ability, and competence of members of the Association in the area of animal care.
B) To establish standards of training for members of the Association.
C) To participate in the development of provincial recognition as a profession.
D) To provide a means of communication among members.
E) To establish and maintain ethical standards for members of the Association.
F) To promote and maintain good relations and open communications with related Associations.
G) To protect the interests of the public.
H) To do all such lawful things as may be incidental or conductive to the attainment of these objects.