ANZA – Staff from Riverside County Department of Animal Services will speak to the community 7 p.m., March 14, about the services that Animal Services provides and address any concerns the community has regarding Animal Services in the local communities within the Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council area.
The staff members speaking at the AVMAC meeting are Robert Miller and Chris Mayor.
Miller has been the director of Riverside County Department of Animal Services for over 10 years. He brings with him 25 years of experience in animal husbandry, veterinary medicine, shelter operations, veterinary hospital operations, program development, inter-department operations, senior management and disaster planning and response. He is also a certified Firefighter II and EMT-B.
Miller was previously employed at the Arizona Humane Society for nine years as the hospital manager and clinics administrator, helping to develop new programs from the ground up, such as the Emergency Animal Medical Technician program.
Miller has worked in various veterinary clinics, including private practice, specialty and emergency. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management, along with numerous certifications ranging from dermatology to fire operations. He holds a master’s degree in management. He is a management associate with the American Animal Hospital Association and also a former board member of the California Animal Control Directors Association for six years.
Mayor has been with Riverside County Animal Services since 2001. He was promoted from an animal control officer to sergeant in 2005, and he was promoted to lieutenant in 2007. He became commander of field operations in September 2016.
The Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council meets at the Anza Community Hall, 56630 State Route 371, in Anza 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month.
For information on Riverside County Department of Animal Services, visit www.rcdas.org or call (951) 358-7387.
The council seeks input from the community on subjects that they believe need to be addressed by local government officials. Contact the Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council on Facebook or calling (951) 805-6800.