The following board members will carefully weigh all the applications before distributing funds. Learn who makes up our 2020 Pet Friendly License Plate Board:
Thomas Brengle-Eagle, Idaho
Tom has been a volunteer at the Idaho Humane Society for 7 years, assisting in many roles including cleaning and packing surgical instruments, giving tours and mentoring for new volunteers, Pet Food Pantry/Meals-on-Wheels, kennel adoption customer service, IT support and assisting with facility renovation. He is part of a new effort to extend IHS services to the Duck Valley Reservation in Nevada. In 2014, Tom and his wife worked to rekindle the effort that resulted in Idaho’s adoption of the Pet Friendly special license plate in 2019.
Rebecca Douglass, CVT- Boise, Idaho
Rebecca has been in the veterinary industry for over 25 years, and has a strong passion about animal welfare. She worked in emergency/critical care for 5 years, before transitioning to general practice in 1997. She earned her CVT in 2001, and her BA in Business Management in 2012. She now serves as a Regional Manager and supports multiple veterinary sites across Idaho and Montana. She loves spending time with her family exploring the great outdoors.
Dr. Kerry Fost DVM-Boise, Idaho
Graduated magna cum laude from Boise State University with a BS in Biology, 1980
Graduated cum laude from Washington State University Veterinary School, DVM, 1985
Dr. Kerry Fost practiced small animal medicine from 1985 until 1998, when she decided to make felines her principal focus. She started at The Cat Doctor in 1998, and only just recently retired after serving the felines in the community for 20 years. During this time, she spent many of those years serving as the Managing DVM, guiding and leading advances in feline medical care. She is enjoying retirement with her husband, and having lots of fun exploring and going on adventures.
Aska Langman-Driggs, Idaho
Aska first started bottle raising kittens when she was 15 and never stopped. Although she has a passion for raising orphaned kittens, Aska has worked in Teton Valley, ID, for the past 10 years to stop the overpopulation of stray cats and dogs and find homes all for animals in need. Aska’s background includes working with wildlife in South Africa, former Director of the Teton Valley Animal Shelter, volunteering for Spay/Neuter Wyoming, and working as a vet tech at mixed animal veterinary practices in both Idaho and Wyoming. Aska, her husband and young son share a home with a collection of rescued animals that have found sanctuary at their place in Victor, ID.
Elizabeth Peterson-Boise, Idaho
Beth Peterson is a passionate animal advocate that owns the local Camp Bow Wow Franchise in the Treasure Valley. Being a small business owner allows her to work with people as well as animals and she loves what she does. Camp Bow Wow holds several fund raisers every year for animal rescues and advocates for women and children at risk. Giving back to the community is one of the tenets of Beth’s philosophy of business and one she’s proud to be a part of. Beth also volunteers at The Peregrine Fund’s World Center For Birds Of Prey and this gives her the opportunity to meet people from all over the world and teach them how to appreciate and become better caretakers of our earth and the animals on it.