Coachella Valley Animal Campus Commission


The Coachella Valley Animal Campus, located in Thousand Palms at 72-050 Petland Place, opened in 2005.  The facility is a partnership with Riverside County Department of Animal Services, Animal Samaritans and the Coachella Valley cities of Cathedral City, Coachella, Desert Hot Springs, Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert and Rancho Mirage.  The Coachella Valley Animal Campus Commission is comprised of one representative from each member city and county staff.

Commission Membership

The members of the Animal Commission are appointed by cities.  A current list of Commission members may be found on the right sidebar. 

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Meeting Schedule

The Animal Commission meets quarterly (every three months) on the first Thursday at            9:30 a.m.  The meeting is held at the Animal Campus, 72-050 Petland Place, Thousand Palms.

If you have any questions regarding the agenda, please contact Laurie Dozier at the Department of Animal Services, 951-358-7442 or via email, LDozier@rivco.org     

Meeting Agendas

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2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

 

Council Membership

City of Indian Wells

Councilmember Ty Peabody

 Chairman

Mayor Dana Reed (Alternate) 

City of Coachella

Mayor Pro Tem Emmanuel Martinez

Vacant (Alternate) 

City of La Quinta

Councilmember Steve Sanchez Councilmember Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Alternate)

City of Rancho Mirage

Councilmember G. Dana HobartCouncilmember Ted Weill (Alternate) 

Animal Samaritans

Len D. Betz, President, Ex-Officio
Tom Snyder, CEO 

Friends of Palm Springs

Animal Shelter

Tamara Hedges, President, Ex-Officio

 

City of Cathedral City

Councilmember Mark Carnevale

Vice-Chairman

Mayor Pro Tem Raymond Gregory (Alternate)

City of Indio

Councilmember Lupe Ramos Amith

Councilmember Elaine Holmes (Alternate)

Scott Trujillo (City Staff Representative)

City of Palm Desert

Councilmember Kathleen Kelly
Mayor Susan Marie Weber (Alternate)

County of Riverside

Fourth District Supervisor V. Manuel Perez

Amy Cuen, Board Assistant

Fifth District Supervisor Jeff Hewitt

Palm Springs Animal Shelter

Gabrielle Amster, Executive Director
 

County Staff

Laurie Dozier, Executive Assistant I

Meeting Minutes

2019

2018

2017

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010