Animal Shelter Advisory Board


  • At least 3 times a year

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Position Member Term Ends Contact Information
1 - Veterinarian
Susan Read, Chairperson September 30, 2018  
2 - Municipal Official         
Police Supervisor of Animal Control Permanent  
3 - Animal Control Supervisor
Animal Control Supervisor
4 - Animal Welfare Organization Open N/A  
5 - General Public
Karen Killian September 30, 2018  
Staff Liaison Eric Griffin, Deputy Police Chief N/A Email Eric Griffin
Phone: 817-952-2405
Council Liaison
Roger Fisher, Place 6 N/A Email Roger Fisher


The Animal Shelter Advisory Board Consists of 5 members as follows:
  • 1 licensed veterinarian
  • 1 municipal official
  • 1 person whose duties include the daily operation of the Animal Shelter
  • 1 representative from an animal welfare organization
  • 1 representative from the general public
The veterinarian member shall either be a resident of the city, operate a veterinarian business within the city, or conduct veterinarian services within the city. Except for the municipal employees, all members serve 2-year terms.


The Animal Shelter Advisory Board shall have the power and duties as set forth in the City of Bedford Code of Ordinances, specifically as it reads in Section 18 to 84 and Section 18 to 187, and as the City Council may from time to time impose upon the board.