Animal Services is jointly operated by the cities of Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater and unincorporated Thurston County. This arrangement allows the jurisdictions to share resources and provide the highest quality of service to the community and its pets.
Vision: Our vision is to build a safe and humane community for humans and animals
Mission: To foster an environment of respect, responsibility, and compassion for all
animals through learning, legislation and leadership.
Goals: Ensure and advocate for animal welfare, Promote public safety, Support responsible
Chair: Nicole Hill
City of Tumwater, 555 Israel Rd SW, Tumwater, WA 98501
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone (360) 754-4120
Vice-Chair: Jessica Bateman
City of Olympia, PO Box 1967, Olympia, WA 98507-1967
Email: email@example.com Phone: (360) 810-0011
Thurston County, 2000 Lakeridge Dr SW, Rm 269, Olympia, WA 98501
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (360) 357-2470
City of Lacey, 420 College St SE, Lacey, WA 98503
Email: email@example.com Phone: (360) 491-3214
Dr. Kristin Ripka, South Sound Veterinary community
Doug Howie, Thurston County Humane Society
JASCOM (Joint Animal Services Commission) meets each month to establish goals, discuss various animal-related issues and act on matters as necessary. If you would like to attend a meeting, please call or EMAIL Animal Services’ Executive Director, Ric Torgerson, to verify that the meeting date, time and location are correct. Ric’s phone number is (360) 352-2510, ext. 1006.
Meetings will be held on the first Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at Lacey City Hall, Executive Boardroom, 420 College St SE, Lacey, WA, unless otherwise posted.
November 2, 2017: The Joint Animal Services Commission will hold a meeting at 5:30 p.m. at Lacey City Hall, 420 College St. SE, Lacey.
For additional information, contact Executive Director Ric Torgerson at (360) 352-2510, ext. 1006.
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