Animal Services Advisory Board

Regular Meetings
  • 6:00 PM
  • First Monday of the second month of each quarter
  • City Hall
    113 W. Mountain Street
    Room 111
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
The Animal Services Advisory Board (ASAB) was first created by Resolution 81-09 on April 7, 2009 and later amended by Resolution 200-12 approved November 8, 2012, which reduced the board members to seven, and Resolution 128-13 approved June 4, 2013 amended Resolution 200-12 to add an Alderman position appointed by the Mayor.  Ordinance 5959 was approved March 21, 2017 to enact Article XXX Animal Services Advisory Board in Chapter 33 and to declare an emergency clause.  Ordinance 5959 repealed Resolution 81-09, Resolution 200-12 and Resolution 128-13.

The Animal Services Advisory Board shall act in an advisory capacity to the Animal Services Superintendent, the Mayor, and the City Council on all policy matters pertaining to Animal Services Division activities, and work to stimulate and encourage communication with all members of the community to ensure that the programs, goals, and objectives of the Animal Services Program are consistent with community needs and desires.
Board members serve for staggered, three-year terms.
The Board shall be composed of eight members:
  • One City Council member appointed by the Mayor
  • One licensed veterinarian; however, if no licensed veterinarian applies for the position, the City Council may appoint another qualified veterinary professional
  • One owner, operator, or employee of a business related to the production, sale, distribution, or care of animals or livestock
  •  Five residents of the City of Fayetteville, who need not have any other affiliation, membership, or association

The Alderman position is appointed by the Mayor. All other vacancies on the board are filled by appointment from the governing body of the City.

Public Notifications
A weekly meetings list is prepared by the Office of the City Clerk Treasurer which is distributed to the press and posted on the home page.


  • Mark Kinion
    City Council Representative
    113 West Mountain
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    01/06/15 thru 12/17/17
  • Lea Criss

    911 North Sang Avenue
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    04/01/13 thru 06/30/20
  • Nicole Meria Pratt
    Licensed Veterinarian/Veterinary Professional
     2797 Coy Kaylor Drive
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
  • Meghan Foehl
    Business Representative
    3061 West Wildflower Street
    Fayetteville, AR 72704
    07/01/16 thru 06/30/19
  • Catherine E. Donnelly
    941 South Janelle Avenue
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    01/03/17 thru 06/30/18

  • Clint Cunningham

    4427 West Patrick Street
    Fayetteville, AR 72704 
    01/16 thru 06/30/18

  • Jill Shade

    380 South Cunningham Lane
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    04/01/15 thru 06/30/20

  • Brittaney Wooldridge
    3839 Mahogany Drive
    Fayetteville, AR 72704
    07/01/16 thru 06/30/19