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Animal Welfare Committee

​The purpose of the Animal Welfare Committee is to act as an Advisory Committee to City Council on issues relating to abandoned and feral animals in the City.


Who are the members of the Animal Welfare Committee?

​City Council Member​Mayor Chris Spearman
​City Council Member (Chair)​Councillor Rob Miyashiro
​Lethbridge & District Humane Society​Barb Grodzicky
​No-Kill Animal Association (NOKA)​Jane Nygaard
​Windy City Canine Rescue​Bobbi Davis
​Member at Large​Cenz Rossi
​Member at Large​Susan St. Croix
Member at Large​Em M. Pijl-Zieber
​Member at Large​Tia White
​Member at Large​Rod McFarlane


What Do We Do?

  •  Oversee the pilot project designed to determine best practices for the management of feral cat colonies
  • Oversee the application process for the non-veterinarian funding program for animal rescue groups
  • Forward information and recommendations to City Council

Grant Details

  • Purpose was to provide Lethbridge based animal rescue organizations with financial assistance for non-veterinary costs
  • Program had $37,500 available in total
  • ALL FUNDS have been distributed
  • Funding could not be used for emergency veterinary care, spay/neuter services, vaccinations


For more information:
Sheri Merchant
403 320 3169