Meet the Team


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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Debbie White 2022

Debbie White, DVM, BS

President

Dr. Debbie White received both her BS in animal science and her DVM from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. After graduation, she relocated to Las Vegas with her husband and fellow Purdue veterinary graduate, Dr. Kurt Mychajlonka. She has been in practice for over 20 years as a small animal and exotic animal veterinarian. She owns two veterinary practices and is a partner in several other veterinary practices in the Las Vegas area. Since 2008 she serves as “Dr. Debbie” on the weekly national radio program, Animal Radio, where she fields pet owner health questions from around the country. Dr. White has been involved with WVC throughout her career in many capacities and shares WVC’s passion for continuing education and career development. She is especially interested in mentorship roles and the promotion of personal and professional wellness.

Debbie White 2022
BOD 2022

PAST PRESIDENTS

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2020

Dennis M. McCurnin Las Vegas, NV

2019

Darwin R. Yoder Filer, ID

2018

W. Mark Hilton West Lafayette, IN
2017 Joe M Howell Nichols Hills , OK
2016 Jon R. Pennell Las Vegas, NV
2015 George Dyck Newhall, CA
2014 Randall G Ezell Las Vegas, NV
2013 Dennis McCurnin Henderson, NV
2012 James Creed St. George, UT
2011 Cynthia Sprigg-McDowell Cape Girardeau, MO
2010 Robert Smith Stillwater, OK
2009 Ann L. Johnson College Grove, TN
2008 James Furman Alliance, NE
2007 William D. Fortney Manhattan, KS
2006 Walter R. Threlfall Powell, OH
2005 Jack O. Walther Elko, NV
2004 Charles D. Vail Littleton, CO
2003 Robert Miller Columbia, MO
2002 Craig E. Griffin San Diego, CA
2001 Royal W. Ranney Rolla, MO
2000 Arthur A. Bickford Turlock, CA
1999 Ross D. Clark Tulsa, OK
1998 Clair M. Hibbs Lynden, WA
1997 Vaughn A. Seaton Ames, IA
1996 Robert J. Danielson Caldwell, ID
1995 Wallace W. Wolf The Dalles, OR
1994 William C. Wafer Show Low, AZ
1993 Ronnie G. Elmore Manhattan, KS
1992 James E. Nave Las Vegas, NV
1991 Lloyd C. Faulkner Poteau, OK
1990 Clyde A. Kirkbride Brookings, SD
1989 Toney G. Reynolds Roswell, NM
1988 Ross O. Mosier Spalding, NE
1987 Hal E. Jenkins Tempe, AZ
1986 James W. Glosser Massillon, OH
1985 Earl L. Drake Reno, NV
1984 Virgil J. Humphries Worland, WY
1983 Richard F. Hall Tifton, GA
1981-82 Philip R. Morgan Coos Bay, OR
1980 Kenneth D. Weide Lincoln, NE
1979 James H. Wommack Roseville, CA
1978 Richard C. Tolley Chandler, AZ
1977 William W. Hawkins Dillon, MT
1976 George D. Duby Chehalis, WA
1975 Guy E. Reynolds Corvallis, OR
1974 Floyd W. Frank Moscow, ID
1973 Roy A. Nipko Salt Lake City, UT
1972 Keith O. Lassen Mesa, AZ
1971 Reginald A. Stocking Sunland, CA
1970 Donald Miller Springfield, VA
1969 Don K. Shaffner Dillon, MT
1968 William F. Harris Puyallup, WA
1967 John L. O'Harra Reno, NV
1966 Edward A. Tugaw Salt Lake City, UT
1965 James W. Bailey Moscow, ID
1964 Merthyr L. Miner Bountiful, UT
1963 Bert Reinow Pinedale, WY
1962 Lavon M. Koger Pullman, WA
1961 Harry E. Shaulis Denver, CO
1960 L.V.Reubel Jerome, ID
1959 E.E. Maas Reno, NV
1958 Everette A. Tunnicliff Bozeman, MT
1957 Hugh Hurst Salt Lake City, UT
1956 George H. Good Wheatland, WY
1955 Floyd R. Mencimer Ogden, UT
1954 Howard F. Wilkins Helena, MT
1953 Rue Jensen Fort Collins, CO
1952 W.W. Fisher Reno, NV
1951 John W. Chambers Garland, UT
1950 Arthur P. Schneider Boise, ID
1949 Wayne Binns Logan, UT
1948 K.K. Shott Buhl, ID
1947 Ward T. Huffman Salt Lake City, UT
1946 Phil H. Graves Aptos, CA
1945 F.H. Melvin San Clemente, CA
1943-44 A.C. Johnson Cedar City, UT
1942 A.K. Kuttler Boise, ID
1941 Jean C. Fling Estes Park, CO
1940 Hadleigh Marsh Bozeman, MT
1939 A.H. Francis Denver, CO
1938 O. Wennergren Logan, UT
1937 Elton M. Gildow Lacey, WA
1936 W.H. Hendricks Salt Lake City, UT
1935 E.A. Bundy Ogden, UT
1934 L.R. Vawter Corvallis, OR
1933 H.D. Port Cheyenne, WY
1932 L.C. Butterfield Las Vegas, NV
1931 A.J. Dickman Boise, ID
1930 J.T. Dallas Cheyenne, WY
1929 W.D. Wright Ogden, UT
1928 H.J. Frederick Logan, UT

EDUCATION MANAGERS

The Education Managers are the backbone of the world-class education presented at the WVC Annual Conference. Each of the six managers have been identified as key opinion leaders in their respective areas of speciality practice and have been tasked to seek the best and brightest in the profession to present at the Annual Conference.

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Kara Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition)

Veterinary Technician

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Jeffrey Applegate, DVM

Avian & Exotics

Dr sager 2022

Robert Sager, DVM, MS, PhD, DABVP

Food Animal

Leslie Mamalis 2022

Leslie A. Mamalis, MBA, MSIT, CVA

Practice Management

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Ann Rashmir-Raven, DVM, MS, DACVS

Equine

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Stuart Galbraith, RVT

Moderator Facilitator

TRUST. RESPECT. INTEGRITY. PASSION.

VITICUS GROUP TEAM

CORE VALUES

TRUST - We know that each team member strives to do their very best and contribute in a worthwhile manner. We hold each other and ourselves accountable to strengthen an environment of trust.

RESPECT - Although we come from different experiences and backgrounds, we will listen and consider the views and opinions of each team member.

INTEGRITY - 
Each team member strives to do the right thing even when no one is looking.

PASSION -
We always seek to gain knowledge and grow. Working with energy and excitement, as a team we contribute to the quality of care and the well-being of animals.


OPEN POSITIONS

Are you interested in joining the team? Click here to learn more about our culture and open positions today!



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Andrea Davis

Chief Executive Officer

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Aubrey Arreola, CMP

Chief Operating Officer

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Stephanie Gerling

Chief Financial Officer

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Anthony Pease, DVM, MS, DACVR

Chief Veterinary Medical Officer

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Joel Altman

Exhibits Director

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Joyce Goedeke

Vice President of Marketing, Communications & Brand Awareness

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Sandra Baker

Accounting Director

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Shawna Clawson

Director of Human Health Programs

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Elizabeth Dorris, MEd, SHRM-CP

Human Resource Director

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Songi Kim

Director of Operations

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Janis Knoetzel, MEd

Director of Education

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Frank Montoya

Director of Events and Services

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Crystal Vaquera, LVT, RVT

Program Director, Veterinary Initiatives

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Edward Williams

Director of IT

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Virgil Acosta

Facilities Assistant

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Shanielle Allen, MHRM

HR Generalist

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Adriana Arias

Food and Beverage Attendant

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John Arruda

Shuttle Driver

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Sergio Santos Baca

Food & Beverage Supervisor

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Lianne Balauro, LVT

Veterinary Technician

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Katherine Barreto

Accounting Manager

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Justin Bates

Multimedia Specialist

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Brian Bird

Software Engineer

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Juan Botello

Lead Bioskills Lab Technician

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Tammy Crecelius

Human Health Event Supervisor

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Abby Crimm

Content Coordinator

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Paula Deal

Operations Executive Assistant Supervisor

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Zaira Enriquez

Veterinary Assistant

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Ryan Fetterer

Digital Marketing Specialist

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Rick Foldy

Database Administrator

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Juliana Gallioli

Customer Service Assistant

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Amada Garcia

Education Program Analyst

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Jessica Garcia

Event Service Representative

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Alexa Geisler

Event Service Representative

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Andrew George

Food and Beverage Manager

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Jerome Gerber

Accounting Analyst

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Maria Gonzalez Hernandez

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Brendia Holcomb

Operations Administrative Assistant

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Kyle Granger, LVT

Veterinary Technician

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Evin Guzman

Veterinary Assistant

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Angelica Hernandez

Lead Veterinary Assistant

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Sheri Hess

Human Health Account Executive

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Tim Holloway

Audio Visual Manager

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Sandy Ilano

Accounting Coordinator

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Matthew Jonsson

Facilities Technician

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Kim Keating

Education Program Manager

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Skylee Kelso

A/V Technician Assistant

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Karina Lopez

Education Program Administrative Assistant

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Erika LoSauro

Bioskills Lab Technician

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Morgan Lovato

Executive Assistant

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Mercy Manley

Veterinary Technician

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Danyelle McMorris

Education Program Administrative Assistant

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Amber Ogden

Event Service Representative

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Egor Orlov

Audio Visual Technician

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Jared Ornelas

Food & Beverage Attendant

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Kunta Patterson

Bioskills Lab Technician

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Josh Rahorst

Lead Fleet Coordinator

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Daniel Ramirez

Bioskills Lab Technician

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George Reed

Bioskills Lab Technician

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Taylor Reed

Bioskills Lab Technician

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Rebecca Ricksecker

CFO Executive Assistant

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Al Robinson

Bioskills Lab Technician

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Alan Robles

Creative Lead

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Jennifer Ry

Accounting Specialist

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Michelle Scott

Member Service Coordinator

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Tiffany Swanhart

Sponsorship Coordinator

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Sydney Sullivan

Participant Experience Coordinator

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Ashley Torres

Sponsorship Manager

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Manuel Torres

Lead Bioskills Lab Technician

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Rodger Tejada

Facilities Supervisor

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Sam Travis

Food & Beverage Houseman

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Jennifer Trojahn, LVT

Lead Veterinary Technician

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Tomas Vander Loop, LVT

Veterinary Technician Manager

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Ruth Ward, LVT

Veterinary Technician

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Taylor Webb

Human Health Administrative Assistant

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Gerard (Jerry) White, PMP, CTP

Lead Event Service Representative