Animal Services Advisory Board

Description: 

The charge of the Animal Services Advisory Board is to advise the Board of County Commissioners on matters of concern regarding animal issues and animals services in Orange County.  To work with the Animal Services Director (or designee) on various policy concerns and issues regarding County animal services. To carry out duty to hear Potentially Dangerous Dog Declaration appeals as prescribed by N.C. Gen. Stat. 67-4.1.  Position #1 "Veterianarian from Health Board", may serve 3 terms to coincide with the Board of Health terms.

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Meeting Time and Date 6:30 pm Third Wednesday of every month Contact Person Dr. Sandra Strong
Meeting Place Community Room of the Animal Services Facility Contact Phone 919-942-7387
Number of Positions 13 Contact E-Mail sstrong@orangecountync.gov
Terms Length 3 years 

Member Name and Term Information

VACANT Residency Req:   Special Representation: Owner/Manager Retail Pet Services 
First Appointed:   Current Appointment:  
  Expiration: 6/30/2023  Number of Terms:  

VACANT Residency Req:   Special Representation: Animal Welfare/Animal Advocacy 
First Appointed:   Current Appointment:  
  Expiration: 6/30/2023  Number of Terms:  

VACANT Residency Req:   Special Representation: Town of Chapel Hill 
First Appointed:   Current Appointment:  
  Expiration: 6/30/2024  Number of Terms:  

VACANT Residency Req:   Special Representation: Town of Carrboro 
First Appointed:   Current Appointment:  
  Expiration: 6/30/2024  Number of Terms:  

Sunita Driehuys Residency Req:   Special Representation: Veterinarian 
First Appointed: 3/10/2020  Current Appointment: 3/10/2020 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2022  Number of Terms:

Paula L. Greeno Residency Req:   Special Representation: Animal Welfare/Animal Advocacy 
First Appointed: 4/26/2022  Current Appointment: 4/26/2022 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2023  Number of Terms:  

Lee Pickett, Vice-Chair Residency Req:   Special Representation: Veterinarian from Health Board (3 terms) 
First Appointed: 9/17/2019  Current Appointment: 10/6/2020 
Township: Eno Expiration: 6/30/2023  Number of Terms:

Allan Polak, Vice-Chair Residency Req:   Special Representation: Certified Animal Handler/Trainer/Technician 
First Appointed: 10/6/2020  Current Appointment: 10/6/2020 
Township: Chapel Hill Expiration: 6/30/2022  Number of Terms:  

Dawn Roberts Residency Req:   Special Representation: Non-Municipality 
First Appointed: 10/6/2020  Current Appointment: 10/6/2020 
Township: Cedar Grove Expiration: 6/30/2023  Number of Terms:

Brenda Baldwin Scott Residency Req:   Special Representation: Non-Municipality 
First Appointed: 5/18/2021  Current Appointment: 5/18/2021 
Township: Eno Expiration: 6/30/2024  Number of Terms:

Mark J. Solomon Residency Req:   Special Representation: Town of Hillsborough 
First Appointed: 5/24/2022  Current Appointment: 5/24/2022 
Township: Hillsborough Expiration: 6/30/2024  Number of Terms:

Edmund Tiryakian, Chair Residency Req:   Special Representation: At-Large 
First Appointed: 6/7/2016  Current Appointment: 6/18/2019 
Township: Little River Expiration: 6/30/2022  Number of Terms:

Lucia Welborne Residency Req:   Special Representation: Animal Welfare/Animal Advocacy 
First Appointed: 3/19/2019  Current Appointment: 5/18/2021 
Township: Bingham Expiration: 6/30/2024  Number of Terms: