Stephanie worked for many years teaching in elementary schools. Part of her curriculum always included responsible pet ownership and compassion for animals. She is very happy to be a part of CVCA and have the opportunity to help both people and their pets. In spring of 2009 Stephanie won the Client Service and Values award at CVCA for her innovation and dedication to client and patient advocacy. Stephanie lives with her husband and their dogs Jessie, a hound mix and a black Labrador Retriever named James.