Penelope, Executive Director

Penelope brings a wealth of experience to her new role. With more than 20 years working in nonprofit management.  She has the combination of leadership and organizational development experience that will allow her to lead and grow the mission of SNIP. Her passion for animal rescue, health and adoption with her professional experience and strengths blend allow her to carry on the great work that Spay Neuter Idaho Pets (SNIP) does in the community.  

Penelope is a graduate of the University of Nevada Reno. She holds a Masters of Science Degree in Human Development & Family Studies and a secondary in Social Work. Upon graduating, Penelope earned her Certification as a Fund Raising Executive (C.F.R.E). through the Association for Fundraising Professionals, Grant Writing Certification from the American Grant Writers Association and Nonprofit Management and Leadership Certification from One OC.

She is absolutely delighted to work with the caring and generous individuals that make up this important organization, and is confident that together we will continue to provide excellent care and services to the animals and citizens of this community.

Dr. Millard, SNIP Clinic DVM

Dr. Millard is a Tennessee native and has lived in the Treasure Valley since 2005. When not working at SNIP, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and working on her farm where she and her husband raise working Border Collies, sheep, cattle and alfalfa.


Wayne, SNIP Clinic Office Manager / CVT

Wayne is a Front Office Coordinator and Certified Veterinary Technician for the SNIP Clinic. Wayne Has been a CVT for 17 years, and has worked in emergency, canine reproduction, exotics, and general practice, and has also managed a veterinary hospital.

Wayne has a cat named Cinder. Wayne and his wife LeeAnn, have been married for 30 years and enjoy off roading in their jeep with his granddaughters. Wayne and his wife also love off roading in Moab Utah and been there for Labor Day safari several times. He also enjoys fishing and teaching his granddaughters how to fish as well.

Wayne is excited to start new adventures with SNIP Clinic.



Marissa, SNIP Clinic Lead Veterinary Technician

Marissa is Lead Veterinary Technician for the SNIP Clinic. She was born and raised in Southern California but has lived in Idaho for about 6 years.

Marissa has been working as a vet tech for four years now and loves what she does. She grew up always having animals in the house and developed a love and passion for helping them at a young age.

She is married and does not have any children except for her fur child, a 7 year old Shiba Inu mix named Bailey. In her spare time, she likes to play pool and plays in leagues with her husband. She also enjoys painting and reading.

Marissa is very excited about having the opportunity to be a part of the SNIP Clinic team.


Dusti, SNIP Clinic Veterinary Technician

Dusti is a Veterinary Technician for the Snip Clinic. She was born in Denver Colorado but soon became an Idahoan at the age of 1. She grew up in the country and was the kid who brought home all the strays!!

She has owned many pets from horses, pigs, dogs and cats to a parrot named Harvey. Dusti has always had a love for working and helping animals and strives to show that love through her work. In her spare time she enjoys camping, hiking and spending quality time with her family.

Dusti is extremely happy to be able to help community pets through SNIP Clinic.

Jocelyn, SNIP Clinic Technician

Jocelyn is a Boise native who has always had a love for animals of all sorts whether they are furry, scaly, big or small. Her current crew includes Lola the dog, two cats named Tally and Meriwether, and her boyfriend Chris. Together, they love taking in all that the Gem State has to offer in hiking, camping, and breweries. She is very excited to be a part of the SNIP team and continue to grow as a technician. 

Spay Neuter Idaho Pets, Inc. (SNIP)

SNIP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Idaho’s cats and dogs by reducing overpopulation.

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