Animal Services Advisory Committee

Meetings

Meetings are held at least four times per year.

Board Members 

  • Position No. 1 - Dr. Mark Pirrung, DVM (Licensed Veterinarian)
  • Position No. 2 - Maria Martinez (A County or Municipal Official)
  • Position No. 3 - Vacant (Responsible for Daily Operations of Animal Shelter)
  • Position No. 4 - Patti Dawson (Representative of Animal Rescue Organization)
  • Position No. 5 - MaryAnn Chiarelli (Representative of Animal Rescue Organization)
  • Position No. 6 - Christy Fay (Qualified Mesquite Voter and Resident)
  • Position No. 7 - Tracey DeChant (Qualified Mesquite Voter and Resident)
  • Position No. 8 - Karen "Chris" Swain (Qualified Mesquite Voter and Resident)
  • Position No. 9 - Karen McLeod-Ellis (Qualified Mesquite Voter and Resident)
Mesquite, Tx Animal Shelter, Public Art

 Roles and Responsibilities

The Animal Services Advisory Committee 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 other duties as may be assigned by the City Council

If you are interested in serving on this board, you may Apply Now or contact the City Secretary’s Office at 972-216-6244 for further information.


For More Information

If you have any questions, please contact Maria Martinez, Director of Neighborhood Services, at 972-216-8193.