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Welfare & Public Policy Advisory Council

To monitor welfare issues and matters of public policy in both the equine industry and veterinary profession for the purposes of advising AAEP leadership on such matters as well as to make recommendations on a particular course of action by the association.

Alina Vale, Chair
(858) 354-0080

Board Liaison: Sarah Reuss
Staff Liaisons: Sally Baker/Keith Kleine


Mary Bell

Alan Goldhahn

Lauren Kleine

Bernadette Smith


Margaret Brosnahan

George Dyck

Ian Harrison



Casille Batten

Natalie Cooper-Towns

Kenneth Jacobsen

Samantha Mixon

Bart Sutherland


Stuart Brown

Nora Grenager

Clara Mason

Brad Tanner

Jim Zeliff