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President: Lynn Chiche
Affiliated with animal programs for 15 years. Started a mobile spay/neuter program, responsible for rescuing and sterilizing thousands of animals in Greater New Orleans area. Networks with over 100 feral cat providers for low cost spay/neuter and operates a food subsidy program.

Vice-President: Pamela V. Casey
Started and organized the Jefferson SPCA, opened a shelter and operated it for 4 years, started a humane education program in the schools and wrote a syndicated column on humane treatment to animals in 63 newspapers. Organized the city's first low cost spay/neuter program that coordinated with existing vets.


Dr. Ferrell Larousse is a veterinarian who operates an animal emergency clinic and is responsible for assisting SpayMart with animal-related health problems. He has worked as a trauma vet for the past 15 years.

Angela Hill is the anchorperson on WWL-TV, the largest TV station in the area. She lends her well-known concern for animals on many occasions and is responsible for giving SpayMart a lot of media coverage on animal issues.

Frank Delery is a real estate appraiser and broker. He was responsible for working out the details of the purchase and building of SpayMart's low cost spay/neuter clinic. In the past, he has donated office space at no charge to the Jefferson SPCA when they lost their shelter and he continues to lend his expertise to SpayMart's endeavors.

Jeff Dorson is the founder of the Humane Society of LA that has, for the past twenty years, been active in cruelty investigations, operating a shelter and opening new shelters throughout the state. He has been highly successful in numerous arrests for dog fighting, which is a big problem in LA.

John Northcutt, owner of Platinum Computers, is a computer expert who has set up our database and all the other computer-based programs used by SpayMart.

Kathy Higgins is a research consultant and librarian who lends her expertise to SpayMart when we need information concerning laws related to animal issues.

Terry Virigan works as a business consultant and has been vital to SpayMart's focus and organization. Prior to opening his own consulting practice, Mr. Verigan was active in politics in Jefferson Parish (part of the Greater N.O. area).

Gerard Chiche and Keith Casey are the husbands of Lynn Chiche and Pam Casey and were asked to join the Board early on because of their love for animals. Dr. Chiche is a world-renowned prosthodontist. Keith Casey, who is a real estate developer, has worked with Pam on animal issues since 1977.


Esther Mechler, Director, SPAY/USA
Marvin Mackie, DVM, Owner of low-cost, high-volume spay/neuter clinics


Rollie Norris, DVM
Ark Animal Hospital, 4025 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, LA 70121
Tel: 504.834.0906

Frank Klimitas, DVM
6622 Orleans Ave, New Orleans, LA 70124
Tel: 504.488.6344

Randy Michelle, Store Director
PETsMART Luv-a-Pet Adoption Center,
100 South Clearview Parkway, Hara han, LA 70123
Tel: 504.733.2016


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