Animal Advisory Committee

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.

Membership:

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

Terms: 

Members shall serve four year terms. Members may not serve more than two full consecutive terms.

Authority:

BOCC Resolution 95-259, 96-199, 97-017, and 03-013.

Meetings:

Monthly, 4th Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
County Center, 26th Floor, Conference Rooms A & B
601 E. Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL

Contact:

Craig Horner
Accountant III
Pet Resources
440 Falkenburg Road
Tampa, FL 33619
Phone: (813) 612-8421

AAC Agendas, Meeting Videos & Captioning

Members:

Member Position / Appointed By Dates of Service
Ms. Pamela Backer Humane Society of Tampa Bay 04/06/2016-
12/31/2018
Dr. Robert Chambliss
HC Veterinary Medical Society 04/05/2017-
04/05/2021
Mr. Wendy DePaul Commissioner Kevin Beckner 02/02/2015-
12/31/2018
Dr. Christy Layton
Commissioner Al Higginbotham
02/14/2014-
12/31/2017
Dr. Steven C. Lewis Commissioner Sandra Murman 01/08/2015-
12/31/2018
Ms. Mina Morgan Commissioner Ken Hagan 02/11/2016-
12/31/2019
Dr. Nichole Reyes HC Veterinary Medical Society 10/21/2015-
12/31/2019
Ms. Judith Seltrecht  Commissioner Stacy R. White 09/14/2016-
12/31/2018
Ms. Lisa Walker-Hutches Commissioner Lesley "Les" Miller 02/25/2009-
12/31/2018*
Commissioner Victor Crist

*Reappointed