Ashley graduated in 2006 from Stautzenberger College and has worked at Affordable Vet Services since 2014. She has an interest in behavior and nutrition and maintaining a healthy weight. Ashley and her husband Matt married in 2008 and have two daughters, Quinn and Mattison. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her daughter play soccer, and working out.
Commalita graduated from the International Business College Vet Tech Institute and has worked at Affordable Vet Services as a vet tech since 2013. In her spare time she enjoys reading and spending time with her four children, Robert, Mya, and the twins, Carmen and Michael. She also shares her home with her cat Charlie.
Janella graduated in 2003 from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Veterinary Technology. She is married to Adam and has two daughters, Kaylee and Alyssa. Janella also shares her home with a beagle named Cringer, 2 Blue Tongued Skinks (Noodles and Mintaka), 2 betta fish, and a Panther Chameleon named Pascal. In her spare time she enjoys running, walking, hiking, reading and spending time with her family and pets. Janella also does beagle rescue and has an Animal Behavior Degree. She has been a member of our team since 2014, and loves educating the public on reptile husbandry.
Leann graduated with an Associates in Applied Science from the Wayne State Veterinary Technician Program in 2006 and started at Affordable Vet Services in 2013. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, fishing, boating, water skiing, baking and in particular making cakes. She is married to Jaie and has nine year old twin boys, Luc and Brice. She also shares her home with two cats, Baby Doll and Duce, her Rottweiler Bruce and Pitbull named Chum.
Michelle went to Ferris State University for Accounting. She has worked in veterinary clinics for many years. After starting her career as kennel help at a small animal veterinary clinic, she eventually worked her up to a veterinary technician position and has done this since. Michelle joined Affordable Vet Services in the summer of 2016. In her spare time she enjoys movies, baking, gardening, and travelling. She shares her home with her husband Marc, two sons Austin and Jackson, and a dog named Cooper.
Mindy graduated from the Wayne State University Veterinary Technician Program in 1999. She began work at Affordable Vet Services in 2010. Mindy and her husband share their home with German Shorthair Pointer Gus, an English Bulldog Angus, a Foxhound Mac, two cats Gemma & Cheddar, and a tortoise Franco. In her spare time she enjoys candle making, shopping and selling items on Etsy, gardening, and sewing
Shelby graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Veterinary Technology from Michigan State University. She started working at Affordable Vet Services in the summer of 2017. Shelby has a younger brother and 2 cats named Miggy and Eevie. She loves any and all crafts, outdoor activities (hiking/kayaking), gardening, and trying to keep succulents alive. Shelby is also an aspiring world traveler, who has plans of visiting Iceland and Germany later this summer.
Karri graduated from Lake Superior State University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education in 2006. Since starting at Affordable Vet Services in 2010, Karri has held various positions within the clinic, and most recently became practice manager. In her free time she enjoys fishing, kayaking, lake activities, and anything outdoors. She shares her home with her 3 year old daughter Arianna and 1 cat named Kiki.
Julie was a veterinary assistant for 13 years before joining the Affordable Vet Services team in 2013. She has been married for 31 years, has 3 children and 1 dog named Webster. In her spare time, Julie likes to garden and cruise the lake on her pontoon.
Phyllis has an Associate’s Degree from Washtenaw Community College, and joined the Affordable Vet Services team in July of 2017. She shares her home with her husband, two children, 2 pugs named Diesel and Gidget and 1 pitbull named Buddy.
Chelsi is the newest member of our team, joining us in January 2018. She graduated from Onsted High School in 2011 and has been working in the veterinary field for several years. She shares her home with a long haired miniature dachshund named Forrest and 4 cats named Rascal, Rex, Oliver, and Charlotte. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her friends, and watch Netflix.