Animal Shelter Advisory Committee

  • Three times per year (as needed)
  • City Council Workroom
    206 N. Murphy Road
    Murphy, TX 75094


  • Mr. Buddy Russell, Required Citizen and Appointed by Council as Chair
    Term: 2017-2018
  • Dr. Lorraine Chalkley, Required Veterinarian
    Term: 2017-2018
  • Ms. Maggie Whitt, Required Animal Welfare Representative
    Term: 2018-2019
  • Mr. Shafquat Rabbee, Required Citizen
    Term: 2018-2019
  • Ms. Kim Parker, Required Municipal Officer appointee                                                              Term: 2018-2019
  • Tammy Drake, ACO, Required appointee            Term: 2017-2018

The Animal Shelter Advisory Committee meets to discuss ideas that will help ensure that the animal shelter is in compliance with the state department of health rules pertaining to animal shelters.

The Animal Shelter Advisory Committee is a Council-appointed committee composed of 1 licensed veterinarian, 1 municipal official, 1 person whose duties include the daily operation of the animal shelter and is employed by the city as an Animal Control Officer, 1 representative from an animal welfare organization and 2 citizens.