Animal Services Advisory Board


Meetings are held at least four times a year. 

Regular Members 

  • Edward Suarez
  • Maria Martinez
  • Karen McLeod-Ellis
  • Dr. Mark Pirrung, DVM
  • MaryAnne Chiarelli
  • Patti Dawson
  • Tracey DeChant
  • Karen (Chris) Swain
  • Brad Craft

About the Board

The Animal Services Advisory Board is a nine-member advisory board established to:
  • Review operations of the City Animal Shelter
  • Provide guidance to the Animal Control Division in complying with all provisions of the Health and Safety Code
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the City Council

For More Information

If you have any questions, please contact Edward Suarez, Manager of Animal Services, at 972-216-6910.