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Evan Stelk, a Grand Island native, began his career with Animal Medical Clinic in 1997 as Northwest Highs School student, assisting with kennels. After high school, he left to pursue his interest in veterinary technology, earning an Associate Degree in Animal Science from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, Nebraska in 2002. He returned to Animal Medical Clinic, and serves as our Practice Manager and Licensed Veterinary Technician. Evan was married to his wife Heidi in 2012 and they had their first two legged son, Elijah in 2013. They also have two dogs; a Yellow Lab mix named Cooper, and a Yorkshire Terrier named Dewey.
Vickie grew up in Hastings, Nebraska, where she attended Hastings College. A resident of Grand Island since 1981, she joined the team at Animal Medical Clinic in 2002 as a kennel assistant. She has received ample on-the-job training and is an amazing veterinary assistant. Vickie and her husband, Bruce, have three grown daughters and many furry children. Vickie's favorite hobbies include her horse, various outdoor activities, and most of all spending time with her grandchildren.
Kathy Nabity is a Licensed Veterinary Technician who graduated from Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. After working in clinics in Lincoln and Norfolk, she spent seven years as a stay-at-home mom, before joining Animal Medical Clinic in 2007. Her husband, Chad, is the Grand Island Planning Director. The couple has two sons, Will and Lee, a cat named Suki, a dog named Skippy, and a couple of rabbits. On the job, Kathy especially enjoys lab work and client education. In her “free” time, she stays plenty busy as a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, Boy Scout Volunteer, and Sunday school teacher.
Jill is a Licensed Veterinary Technician born and raised in west Iowa. She graduated from Vatterott College in Omaha, NE. She had worked at several small/exotic animal hospitals in Omaha before moving to Grand Island in November 2011 and accepted a position with AMC. She has 3 children and lives with her husband on an acreage with cats, dogs, horses, cattle, goats, sheep, pigs, chickens, turkeys, and ducks.
Jacoby was born and raised in Kearney where she graduated in 2007. She attended school in Omaha and received her Massage Therapy license in 2009.She now lives in Grand Island with her husband and two children. She joined the AMC family in the fall of 2011. Her past veterinarian assistance experience has helped her tackle many different tasks here at the clinic.She loves spending her free time with her family and friends or reading books. She also has three furry friends named Zoee, Ace, and Tanner that
complete the rest of her family.
Alyssa graduated from Northwest High School in 2011. She worked at a few places after graduation until she finally found her place working with animals. She worked at the Central Nebraska Humane Society for 3 years. She is loving working at AMC learning the medical side of the animal world and can't wait to see where it takes her. Alyssa lives in Grand Island with her partner in their house full of fur babies! She enjoys spending time with her family, helping out at the animal shelter, and hanging out with friends.
Christina, a native of Colorado, is one of our Licensed Veterinary Technicians who graduated from Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in 2005 with an Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology. She has been a Licensed Technician for 6 years. She originally joined our team in Aug of 2007 until she moved in Nov. 2011. She returned to our AMC family Sept 2014. She spends her free time volunteering as a mentor for the Teammates program and is an active member of the Community Club in Fairfield, NE. She also enjoys playing league volleyball in the summer, basketball, riding horses & going to the lake with friends. She spends the rest of her time with her boyfriend Josh, Golden Retriever Kyle, Yellow Lab Chester, and American Paint Horse Scout.