Governor Abbott Reappoints Three to State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Lynn Criner, D.V.M., Keith Pardue, and Jessica Quillivan, D.V.M. to the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners for terms set to expire on August 26, 2027. The mission of the Board is to establish and enforce policies to ensure the best possible quality of veterinary and equine dental provider services for the people of Texas.
Sandra "Lynn" Criner, D.V.M. of Needville is a veterinarian with Texas Equine & Pet. She practices equine medicine and dentistry and provides wellness services and home hospice for small animals. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Equine Practitioners, Texas Equine Veterinary Association, American Veterinary Chiropractic Association and International Veterinary Acupuncture Society. Criner received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Texas Southern University and a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Medicine and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University.
Keith Pardue of Austin is an attorney and owner of the Law Office of Pardue and Associates PLLC. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and is board certified in Administrative Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is a member of the Southern Nazarene University Board of Trustees, South Texas District Church of the Nazarene Advisory Board, and South Austin Church of the Nazarene Board. He is also past president and past board member of the Vineyard Bay Homeowners Association. Pardue received a Bachelor of Arts from Mid-America Nazarene University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Houston School Of Law.
Jessica Quillivan, D.V.M. of Magnolia is the previous founder and owner of Shady Brook Animal Hospital and the previous founding and managing partner of Emergency Pet Care of Texas. She has previously served on the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Board of Directors and served on the AAHA Animal Ethics and Welfare Committee. Additionally, she has served as a board member for the Magnolia Community Foundation and the Magnolia Economic Development Partnership. She is a member of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Quillivan received a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Science and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University.