Animal Services Advisory Committee


It is the mission of this committee to advise the Animal Services department 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.


  • Generally meets bimonthly, Tuesday at 6 p.m.
  • Animal Services Center
    4140 Valley View Lane
    Irving, TX 75038

Committee Members, 2017-18

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.  
Term Ends
Place 1 Amanda Rainey Nov. 2019
Place 3 Jorge A Chac II Nov. 2019
Place 5 Lukas Kratochvil Nov. 2019
Place 7 Linda Palma Nov. 2019
Place 2 Kristina Valentine Nov. 2018
Place 4 Dr. Monica Diaz-Melendez Nov. 2018
Place 6 Kate Mayo Nov. 2018