Animal Services Advisory Committee

Animal Sevices Advisory Committee Ordinance


It is the mission of this committee to advise the city animal services division regarding policy matters pertaining to animal bite prevention, zoonotic disease transmission, animal care and welfare, animal rescue, standards for animal shelters, training of personnel and any other issues that may be required by state law.

The governing body of a county or municipality in which an animal shelter is located shall appoint an advisory committee to advise the staff and City Council regarding policy matters pertaining to animal services division. 


The Animal Services Advisory Committee generally meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.

Members for 2013-14

The board consists of one licensed veterinarian, one county or city official, one person whose duties include the daily operation of an animal shelter, one representative from an animal welfare organization, and three residents.

Place Member Position

Term Expires

Place 2 Sara Kammerer

Animal Shelter Supervisor

Nov. 2014
Place 4 Dr. Monica Diaz-Melendez Veterinarian Nov. 2014
Place 6 Kate Mayo Nov. 2014
Place 1 Anthony Bridges


Nov. 2015
Place 3

Russell Posch


Nov. 2015
Place 5 Joseph Moses City or county official Nov. 2015
Place 7 Linda Palma Representative from an
Animal welfare organization
Nov. 2015

Staff Liaison

Animal Services Manager | (972) 721-2258

Correspondance may be sent to:
Animal Services Advisory Committee
c/o Animal Services Manager
4140 Valley View Lane
Irving, TX 75038
Fax: (972) 721-2106