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Posted on: October 31, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Loudoun Animal Control Officer Joins VACA Board

Photo of Animal Control Officer Newsome

Loudoun County Animal Control Officer Virginia Newsome has been selected as a member of the Board of the Virginia Animal Control Association (VACA), representing the Northern Virginia region. VACA plays an important role in advancing the field of animal control statewide.

Members of the VACA Board serve as advisors who oversee the activities of the association. They are responsible for the training and education of Virginia’s Animal Control Officers as well as determining the group’s mission and purpose, providing strategic plans and visions, allocating adequate resources, enhancing VACA’s public image, and more.

“I am honored to be selected to join the VACA Board,” said Newsome. “I’m eager to get to know other Animal Control Officers in the region and help in addressing animal control- related issues in their communities as well as in Loudoun.”

The Loudoun County Department of Animal Services is located at 39820 Charles Town Pike, Waterford. More information about the department as well as directions to the Animal Shelter can be found at

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Media Contact: Amy Martin, Shelter Administrator, Loudoun County Animal Services,703-737-8097,