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Office Staff

  • Victoria

    Victoria has worked at WRVC since 2006 in all aspects of the Veterinary Clinic, and she is currently the Inventory and Accounts Manager. She is married and has a beautiful little girl. She has many animals including three dogs(Spiker, Gertie and Rusty) and one kitty (Gilbert).She and her husband also have a cattle ranch which they enjoy, and it takes up most of their spare time. 

  • Cindy

    Cindy has been with WRVC for over 1 year. She recently became the head of our in-house retail and inventory. She and her husband, Duaine, have been married for 36 years. They have 3 children and 6 grandchildren. She enjoys spending her spare time with family, knitting, sewing, quilting, gardening, and cooking.

  • Melana
    Operations Officer

    Melana Howe is our Operations Officer, overseeing all facets of the clinic.  She has over 35 years in rural health and economic development.  She has extensive experience supporting organizations’ community- based planning efforts, and facilitating collaborative action efforts on local, state and regional levels.  Her areas of expertise include healthcare administration and nursing, community and business health and wellness, project development and management, data collection and data analysis/evaluation. Over a period of years Melana has developed a vast knowledge of rural communities and business sense of the interrelationships between organizations, businesses and residents of the rural culture.


     Melana received her nursing education at Rapid City Regional School of Nursing. She received her BA degree in Human Resource Management from Spring Arbor University and her MS degree in Healthcare Administration from Central Michigan University at Mt Pleasant, both in Michigan.


     In addition to collegiate studies, Melana has various certifications in nursing administration, worksite wellness and agriculture safety and received a National Rural Health Office of Heal Health Policy Fellowship Award.