Meet Our Staff

Sue – Lead Licensed Veterinary Technician

Sue has worked in veterinary medicine since arriving in Alaska in 2009. Prior to having an interest in working in the field, Sue worked fifteen years in special education back in New Hampshire. First as a direct care staff with severely challenged and aggressive children, then Special education director to eventually the school principal for a day and residential school for primarily ADHD children...

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Kim Iverson, Licensed Veterinary Technician

Kim was born and raised here in Fairbanks and graduated from UAF with a bachelor’s of science in biology. She started off working in GIS analysis but after spending years working at and managing a horse boarding facility as a teenager and through college, she decided that working with animals was what she really wanted to do and was hired as a kennel assistant for Chena Ridge Veterinary Clinic i...

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Vanee Rigby, Certified Veterinary Assistant

Vanee was born in Provo, UT and raised in Lehi, UT. Vanee got her certification from Animal Behavior College (ABC) in Veterinary Assistant on May 4, 2018. Vanee has loved animals since she was a child working with her grandpa on his farm. She had pets growing up as well. She also helped numerous neighbors who had farms or animals to care for whenever they needed help. Vanee was going to go to coll...

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Stephanie Harrison, Veterinary Assistant

Stephanie moved up to Alaska from the Bay Area in California to trade the hustle and bustle for the fireplace worthy winter nights and long summer days. She has always found passion in helping care for other creatures. She has a household of misfits, Dirt, Pebbles and Hera. Dirt is her Mini Aussie that you will often see at the clinic, in the grocery store or otherwise telling her she is walking i...

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