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ANIMAL CONTROL ADVISORY BOARD

Description

The Animal Control Advisory monitors the operation of the Animal Control Enforcement Division of the Department of Public Services and renders guidance and assistance to this division. It has twelve (12) members, two of which shall be licensed veterinarians practicing in Columbus who are participating in the “one-stop pet registration-rabies vaccination program”. The two veterinarian members are selected by the local veterinary association and confirmed by the Columbus Council. The veterinarians need not be a resident of Columbus provided that they have a practice at an office located within Columbus and have all required State of Georgia and Columbus professional and business licenses. (The verinarian appointees shall be eligible to succeed themselves and serve two year terms- two full term restriction does not apply). One member shall be a designated representative of PAWS Columbus, Inc., confirmed by the Columbus Council. One member shall be a designated representative of an animal rescue licensed and operating in Muscogee County, confirmed by the Columbus Council. Five members shall be citizens appointed by the Columbus Council. One member shall be an employee of the Environmental Health Division of the Columbus Department of Public Health, appointed by the Columbus Board of Health and confirmed by the Columbus Council. (Members serve two-year terms). One member shall be the Director of Public Works and one member shall be the Chief of the Animal Control and Enforcement Division.

Vacancies
  • 0 Current Vacancies
  • 0 Terms Expired
  • 3 Terms Ending Soon
Size 12 Members
Term Length 2 Year
Term Limit 2 terms with exception of Veterinarians- No Term Limitation
  • Jean Waguespack
    1st Term
    Oct 16, 2020 to Oct 15, 2022
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Position
    Veterinary Association
    Senatorial District
    SD-29
  • Julee C Fryer
    1st Term
    Oct 16, 2020 to Oct 15, 2022
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Senatorial District
    SD-29
  • Channon Emery
    1st Term
    Oct 16, 2020 to Oct 15, 2022
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Senatorial District
    SD-15
  • Patricia Montgomery
    Partial Term
    Oct 16, 2021 to Oct 15, 2023
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Senatorial District
    SD-29
  • Scott Mcdermott
    Partial Term
    Oct 16, 2021 to Oct 15, 2023
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Position
    Veterinary Association
    Senatorial District
    SD-29
  • Jayne Dunn
    2nd Term
    Oct 16, 2021 to Oct 15, 2023
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Senatorial District
    SD-15
  • Courtney M Pierce
    1st Term
    Apr 10, 2022 to Apr 11, 2024
    Appointing Authority
    Council's Confirmation
    Position
    PAWS Humane Society
    Senatorial District
    SD-15
  • Raymond R Culpepper
    1st Term
    Apr 10, 2022 to Apr 11, 2024
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Senatorial District
    SD-29
  • Sabine Stull
    2nd Term
    Apr 10, 2022 to Apr 11, 2024
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Position
    Animal Rescue Shelter Represenative (2 year term)
    Senatorial District
    n/a
  • Contreana Pearson
    No Term
    N/A N/A
    Appointing Authority
    Ordinance
    Position
    Public Works, Chief of Animal Control and Enforcement Division
    Senatorial District
    Public Works, Interim Chief of Animal Control and Enforcement Division
  • Kristi Ludy
    No Term
    N/A N/A
    Appointing Authority
    County Board of Health
    Position
    Columbus Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Division Employee
    Senatorial District
    SD-29
  • Drale Short
    No Term
    N/A N/A
    Appointing Authority
    Ordinance
    Position
    Public Works Director
    Senatorial District
    Public Works/Director
    Category
    Public Works Director