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The Placer SPCA recently announced the installation of five new Board Members, Dr. Bill Fastiggi, Veterinarian/Owner Sunrise Boulevard Animal Hospital, Marcus Lo Duca, Attorney at Law, Sandberg, Lo Duca & Aland, LLP, Gail Reinke, Manager Site Administration & Community Relations, NEC, Robin Trimble, CEO, Rocklin Chamber of Commerce and E. Howard Rudd, President, Integral Financial Services. These individuals will have the opportunity to serve, two three year terms.

Denise Fiddyment the newly elected 2008 Board President expressed her gratitude for having such an outstanding group of professionals to work with on the Board of Directors to help the PSPCA achieve its’ mission and vision.

‘Our non profit organization has built a stronghold in the Placer County community and provides outstanding services to the residents and companion animals in our region, but we have so much more to do’ she said. Fiddyment indicated that in addition to generating the $1.5 million in funding, primarily through fundraising efforts to provide services in 2008, the Board of Directors is also focused on the priority of planning to build a new adoption and education center. ‘They”ll have their work cut out for them but it’s truly a pleasure to serve for this phenomenal organization’ adds Kathleen Harris of Harris Industrial Gases who will be retiring from the board after fulfilling her six year term along with Dr. James Young, Atlantic Street Pet Emergency Center, and Don Segale, retired Roseville Sun City Resident.

‘The Placer SPCA has an 18 member board comprised of some of the most well respected and professional individuals from throughout Placer County’ stated Leilani Vierra, PSPCA CEO. ‘They are responsible for guiding the mission and vision of the organization and other fiduciary responsibilities. They serve a very important role’ she adds.

Thanks to the support of the management of Toast Restaurant, a celebration welcoming new board members and thanking outgoing board members will be held in early February at Toast in Quarry Ponds on Douglas Boulevard in Granite Bay.