Animal Control Advisory Board

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Under Section 8.01.030 of the Clark County Code, the Clark County Council has established an Animal Protection and Control Advisory Board. The purpose of the advisory board is:

  • To advise the county council on issues and needs relating to animal protection and control services in Clark County, and through comprehensive planning and other measures, promote the most efficient service possible.
  • To promote measures that encourage greater awareness of animal protection and control services and responsibilities of pet ownership.
  • To promote measures that prevent injury to property and minimize annoyances and hazards that may result from uncontrolled animals.
  • To promote measures that prevent injury to and the inhumane treatment of animals.

Find out more by reading the Animal Control Advisory Board Bylaws and Public Participation Handout.

Members

Name Representing Term expires
Tara Sporko Animal welfare 10/31/24
Tabitha Dugger Dog owner 10/31/21
Vacant Veterinarian 10/31/23
Charlena Miller, co-chair At large 10/31/24
Vacant, Chair Owns animal other than dog or cat 10/31/21
Kyle Sciuchetti No domestic animals 10/31/23
Robert Couch At large 10/31/22
Vacant Facility owner 10/31/21
Tara Angvall Livestock owner 10/31/22
Jennifer Rylander Cat owner 10/31/23

If you are interested in applying for the board, please see the advisory board application

Meetings

Meetings are held quarterly at 6:30 pm on the fourth Thursday. Meeting location is Clark County Public Safety Complex, 505 NW 179th St., Ridgefield, WA. 

Note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, meetings are currently held online utilizing the Microsoft Teams Meeting platform (a video conferencing service). Participants do not need internet access and can connect by phone. Please contact our office animal@clark.wa.gov or 564.397.5852 at least two (2) business days in advance of the meeting to submit comments for the board, or to receive more information about how to view the meeting.

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