Chelsea Simon, Practice Manager
Chelsea is Northtown Guardian’s Practice Manager. Handling duties that are but not limited to a combination of Office Manager, Bookkeeper, maintaining client satisfaction and HR functions. Chelsea has 10+ years of experience in Strategic Partnerships, Customer Service, Operational Management, Training Facilitation and Account Management in the financial, retail and technology industries. Prior to this, Chelsea has had nearly 5 years of progressive growth within the Veterinary Industry at various Hospitals. Chelsea has lived in Sonoma County nearly all her life. He free time is spent hiking with her dogs Roni (Pronounced like macaRONI) and Nora. Or indulging her pushy and “starving” cat’s; Bunny and Estrella.
Tina is a California native who started her animal career with wildlife in 1992 and then a veterinary career in 1996. She has worked with Northtown since 2011, first as an assistant, then moving to customer service representative.
She is a huge lover and advocate for American Staffordshire Terriers. She currently shows Mini Bull Terriers and Boston Terriers in the show ring. Tina has been married for 18 years and is the proud mother of two daughters. And one awesome Boston Terrier named Sizzle.
Charlotte, Registered Veterinary Technician
Charlotte grew up in the town of Sonoma and moved to Santa Rosa to purchase a home which she now shares with her house-handy husband Ryan, her cheese-craving chihuahua Lilly and her food-feisty feline Jade. Charlotte has worked in the veterinary field since 2001.
She graduated from Santa Rosa Junior College with an Associate’s Degree and after studying in the Veterinary Technician program, received her license as a RVT in 2008. She joined Northtown Animal Hospital in 2010. Charlotte has been caring for animals since a young age and has a heartfelt appreciation for the power of the human animal bond. Charlotte is most passionate about small animal dentistry, patient comfort, and Chihuahuas!
When Charlotte is not at work she enjoys taking drives in the country, camping, visiting new places, online shopping/then returning, or simply relaxing on the porch enjoying a latte
Christina, Registered Veterinary Technician
Christina earned her license as a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2013 after attending Santa Rosa Junior College Veterinary Technician Program. Her passion and interest in the veterinary field is surgery and emergency medicine.
She has been in the veterinary field since 2009. In her spare time she loves to travel, hike with her Mini Bull Terrier Ginger and spend time with her family.
Melissa, Certified Veterinary Assistant
Melissa was born and raised in Iowa. From the time she was very young, she knew she would end up working with animals. She developed a love of animals while visiting her cousin’s farm in Mechanicsville where she and her sister spent summers riding horses, doing chores and sleeping in the hayloft.
During her sophomore year of college, she visited her sister in California, fell in love with the area, and moved here the following year. Within a week of her arrival, she was hired at a local vet hospital, which led her to work as a vet tech for the last 26 years. She is a Certified Veterinary Assistant.
During her free time, she kayaks, gardens and woodworks. She is an advocate for the feral cat population and works with the Forgotten Felines Trap and Release Program.