This Committee advises and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners and the Hillsborough County Pet Resources Department on issues concerning the long range plans, general policies, shelter programs and services in the County. Additionally, it advises the BOCC and county administration regarding revisions to the Animal Ordinance, animal related resolutions, and policies concerning companion animals in Hillsborough County.
The membership of this Committee shall be comprised of ten members appointed as follows:
- Hillsborough County Commissioners - 1 member each
- Hillsborough County Veterinarian Medical Society - 2 members
- Humane Society of Tampa Bay Board of Directors - 1 member
Members shall serve four year terms. Members may not serve more than two full consecutive terms.
BOCC Resolution 95-259, 96-199, 97-017, and 03-013.
Monthly, 4th Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
County Center, 26th Floor, Conference Rooms A & B
601 E. Kennedy Blvd
Gisela "Gg" Tames
440 Falkenburg Road
Tampa, FL 33619
Phone: (813) 612-5385
|Member||Position / Appointed By||Dates of Service|
|Ms. Pamela Backer||Humane Society of Tampa Bay||04/06/2016-
|Dr. Robert Chambliss
||HC Veterinary Medical Society||04/05/2017-
|Mr. Wendy DePaul||Commissioner Kevin Beckner||02/02/2015-
|Dr. Christy Layton
||Commissioner Al Higginbotham
|Dr. Hansel Leavengood||HC Veterinary Medical Society||07/19/2017
|Dr. Steven C. Lewis||Commissioner Sandra Murman||01/08/2015-
|Ms. Mina Morgan||Commissioner Ken Hagan||02/11/2016-
|Ms. Judith Seltrecht||Commissioner Stacy R. White||09/14/2016-
|Ms. Brittany Tomkosky||Commissioner Victor Crist||09/18/2017-
|Ms. Lisa Walker-Hutches||Commissioner Lesley "Les" Miller||02/25/2009-