OUR TEAM

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Kali Holz

AAS, RVT, FFCP

Surgical Coordinator

Kali joined our team in the fall of 2012 and worked her way up from kennel attendant to Surgical Coordinator. She is extremely motivated, having completed her AAS and RVT degrees while working full time. She next has her sights set on achieving a Veterinary Technician Specialist certification both in Surgery and Diagnostic Imaging. She is driven to always be better and do better for our patients. 

 

Outside of her career, she is an avid Dressage rider and enjoys the challenges and rewards of moving up the levels with an equine dance partner. She is owned by Yaegar and Happy, her loyal and loveable bird dogs, and Birdie and Havanna, her horses.

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Stephanie Visneskie

Animal Care Attendant

Stephanie joined EAH in November 2021 after completing a diploma in Police Foundations. She is a lifelong animal lover and is owned by her sassy little dog called Dixie, her horse Rock, as well as an assortment of fish and reptiles. 

 

Outside of work, you're most likely to find Stephanie somewhere around the French River area, enjoying the outdoors. 

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Rachael Dineen

Practice Manager

Rachael joined our team in February of 2021. Her passion for business and animal care has lead her to the role of practice manager.

As an active VHMA member, her future goals include continuing education in practice management related courses, as well as obtaining her CVPM.

Outside of her career, she can be found at camp enjoying the outdoors with her hound, Leroy. She is also owned by her handsome cat, Jack.

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Alex Robson

B.Sc, Surgical Assistant, Research Assistant

Alex graduated from Laurentian University with a degree in Forensic Science but her interests changed as she started to volunteer with animals and grew her family by one dog, one bunny and one bearded dragon. From then on, she knew her goal was to have a positive impact on any animal she interacted with.

Alex is currently enrolled in a Veterinary Technician program and is working eagerly towards earning her RVT degree.

Outside of work, Alex loves to spend time on trails throughout Sudbury with her dogs, Moose and Bunny. 

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Bethany Tollman

B.Sc, Lead Animal Care Attendant

Bethany joined the team in November 2019. She originates from Kent, England where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Behaviour and Welfare from the University of Greenwich. She is currently enrolled in a Veterinary Technician program and is working eagerly towards earning her RVT degree.

Bethany spends her time outside the hospital exploring Northern Ontario, both locally and further afield.

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Amanda Smith

Receptionist

Bio coming soon!

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Megan Pickersgill

Surgical Assistant

Megan joined the EAH team in October 2021. She is currently wrapping up her B. Sc degree at Laurentian University. No stranger to surgery, Megan was previously a dental assistant and specialized in oral surgery.

With the ambition of becoming a Veterinarian, Megan utilizes her roles as surgery assistant and research assistant to improve the health and welfare of all animals she interacts with.

When not rocking scrubs, you can find Megan enjoying the outdoors with her Newfoundland mix, Barrie.

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Aliisa Peura

B.Sc, Research Assistant

Aliisa joined the practice in March of 2017. She graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and will be attending the University of Melbourne, Australia in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program starting March 2019. She assists with data collection, manuscript preparation, study design, and provides technical support; including 3D printing and product development as well as surgical assistance.

When she’s not working she enjoys spending time at camp with her family and her Border Collie.

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Cassidy Sullivan

B.Sc, Surgical Assistant, Research Assistant

Cassidy relocated from Ajax, Ontario to attend Laurentian University where she recently achieved a Bachelor of Science, specializing in Zoology. Her passion for wildlife and the outdoors was all the encouragement she needed to remain in Northern Ontario following graduation.   Cassidy worked at a wildlife rehabilitation centre until she joined the EAH team in March of 2020. With the ambition of becoming a veterinarian, Cassidy utilizes her roles as surgery assistant and as a member of the research team to improve the health and welfare of all animals she interacts with.

When not rocking scrubs, you can find Cassidy relaxing at home with her ever-so affectionate cat, Salem, or exploring beautiful Northern Ontario.