Animal Control Program Advisory Board

Published on . Last modified on March 13, 2017
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Next Meeting Date

The Monterey County Animal Control Program Advisory Board will hold a meeting Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 3:30 to 5 pm at the Monterey County Animal Services Center, 160 Hitchcock Road in Salinas. Agenda available here

Our Current Board members

  • Members:
  • Tom Collier
  • Nannette Newbury
  • Basil Smith
  • Linda Sanders
  • David Alexander
  • Marcella Zobel
  • Tom Bailey
  • Mary Arnold
  • Nancy Treffry
  • Chief County Heath Officer:
  • Dr. Ed Moreno

  • Ex Officio Members:
  • Stephen Bernal
  • Dean Flippo
  • Eric Lauritzen
  • Gary Tiscornia

Board Information

Legislative Reference: Resolution No. 90-367, dated June 12, 1990; bylaws reorganized on April 30, 2002, Resolution No. 02-165.

Membership:The Board consists of nine members. Each Supervisor appoints one member, and the Director of Health appoints four members. The membership should include representatives from the following professions:

  • Veterinary profession
  • Educational community
  • Agricultural community
  • Cities
  • Pet owner associations and clubs
  • Kennel and pet shop operators and
  • Concerned citizens

Ex-officio members shall include Representatives of:

  • Chief Animal Control Officer
  • Sheriff
  • District Attorney
  • Agricultural Commissioner
  • Monterey Superior Court
  • SPCA of Monterey County

Terms: The terms of office of members are 3 years commencing on the first of July, with staggered terms, so that one-third of the members’ terms expire July 1 of each year.

Qualifications & Functions: The Advisory Board will review and analyze Title 8 of the Monterey County Code (Animal Control); review and evaluate the animal control program needs, services, facilities, and budget; advise and assist in public information and public relations activities of the County Animal Control Program; and report its findings and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors through the Director of Health.

Meeting Date, Time and Place: The Board shall establish a regular meeting date and time, which shall not be less than quarterly.


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