Members Named To New Animal Control Board

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Members of a new Chattanooga Animal Control Board have been named.

City Attorney Mike McMahan said the group will have an orientation and begin holding meetings after the first of the year.

It will have authority over certain aspects of animal control, while working closely with the McKamey Animal Center.

Board members are:

District 1 - Lynn Ashton named by Councilwoman Deborah Scott

District 2 - Lacie Newton Stone named by Councilwoman Sally Robinson

District 3 - Brenda Nunn named by Councilwoman Pam Ladd

District 4 - Georgianna Yurjevic named by Councilman Jack Benson

District 5 - Angelia Brewer named by Councilman Russell Gilbert

District 6 - Tammy Stone named by Councilwoman Carol Berz

District 7 - Mike Mallen named by Councilman Manny Rico

District 8 - John Sweet named by Councilman Andrae McGary

District 9 - Nancy Brice named by Councilman Peter Murphy


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