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IAAHPC Welcomes New AHPC Program Administrator Patricia Lee

PatLeeImageThe IAAHPC is pleased to announce our new Animal Hospice & Palliative Care Program Administrator to our ever-growing team. Patricia Lee (Pat) has close to 30 years experience as a career counselor and takes great pride in offering individuals a step by step approach to finding a job of their dreams. While raising a son and quarter horses, she was an owner/operator of a small business focusing on trainings and seminars for women returning to the workforce after taking time off to raise a family.

Pat earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Student Services. For over a decade she has successfully served as The Director of Career Placement for Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh where Pat has actively assisted students find professional careers helping animals in a variety of settings. This position has also included visiting vet tech externs, scheduling speakers and mock interviewers, and on-going interaction with veterinary practices. Her marketing and counseling skills have enabled her to boast of 91%- 94% job placement consistently throughout her tenure at Vet Tech Institute. Furthermore, as an avid animal lover, she has rescued every pet she has owned, other than her current Registered Paint Mare who she rides every chance she gets! Pat currently also has a mini donkey named Jamboree aka “Jammie” and 2 pit bull boxer mixes, which she walks daily, rain or shine!

We whole-heartedly welcome Pat to our amazing IAAHPC team. She will be handling the daily operations of the certification program along with support from the AHPC task force moving forward.

To contact Pat or if you have any questions regarding the AHPC program, please email her at

Registration for the 3rd AHPC class will be open June 15th.

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