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Posted by Minnesota Partnership for Animal Welfare on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Fall Member Event: Access to Vet Care for Underserved Communities.

Panel Members –
Jerry Hoffman, LVT – WellHaven
William Frahm-Gilles, DVM – Access Veterinary Care
Dr. Graham Brayshaw – Director of Animal Services, AHS
Jonathan Elbaz – President, SIRVS
Anna Kucera – Executive Director -MN SNAP
Susan Miller – Executive Director – Mission Animal Hospital

Moderated by: MnPAW Board Member – Marilou Chanrasmi



Minnesota Partnership for Animal Welfare is a collective voice dedicated to the humane treatment of animals in Minnesota through legislation, training, programs and support services.


MnPAW envisions a future where our leadership, advocacy, and training builds a strong collaborative network of animal welfare organizations within Minnesota; promote humane practices and laws for all animals; and decreases the number of unwanted, lost and neglected companion animals.

Board of Directors

President: Kate Mudge

Vice-President: Christine Coughlin, Humane Society of the United States

Treasurer: Mary Skelly, M&M Partners in Rescue

Caroline Hairfield, Minneapolis Animal Care and Control

Secretary: Kelly Simer, Carver Scott Humane Society

Shannon Glenn, My Pit Bull is Family

Emily Spurgeon, Animal Allies

Marilou Chanrasmi, Native America Humane Society

Kathy Mock, Animal Humane Society

Chris Maddox, The Rescue Crew

Beth Paris, 4 Pits Sake Rescue

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Mailing Address

7701 Golden Valley Road
PO Box 27554
Minneapolis, MN 55427