Erin joined Jefferson Veterinary Hospital as our Office Manager in June 2016. Originally from Pennsylvania, Erin has lived in Frederick, MD for over 20 years. She has three boys and two mischievous feline sisters, Roxy and Tessa.
In her spare time Erin loves to travel, spend time with family and friends and check out local/regional events in Frederick County MD, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Erin is enjoying getting to know the clients and staff. She is anxious to introduce everyone to our new veterinary hospital!
Joyce has been the receptionist at Jefferson Veterinary Hospital since 1988. She has a dog named Munchkin, who you may see filed away in the reception behind Joyce when you check in or out. She enjoys working with the clients and their pets.
Nancy joined Jefferson Veterinary Hospital in April 2016. She enjoys greeting the clients and their pets and learning many aspects of the veterinary business. She was an elementary substitute teacher for many years in Frederick County, MD. While she enjoyed her years with her two-legged friends, she decided to pursue a job that would allow her to be in the business with her four-legged animal friends. Nancy grew up in Ohio and attended Kent State University but has lived in Frederick, MD for over twenty years. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, bicycling, camping and attending her girls’ softball games and marching band events. She lives in Frederick MD with her husband Fred, two daughters Meg and Jessie and their two dogs, four cats, rabbit and guinea pig.
Rebecca is a Frederick county native, who grew up on a farm in Brunswick MD. She actively participated in 4-h growing up, showing sheep in the Frederick Fair alongside Dr. Ahalt. Rebecca has been a veterinary technician with Jefferson Veterinary Hospital since 1991.
Emily has been with Jefferson Veterinary Hospital since March of 1999. She is a lifelong resident of Jefferson and lives on her family’s dairy farm where they raise and milk registered Jerseys who they also show at the Frederick Fair each year. Emily is married to Brad and has three beautiful children, Noah, Lilah and Emmah. They have many pets including her dog Ginger, a mini potbelly pig Flower, three horses, chickens and three sheep.
Brandy graduated from Brunswick High School and has been with Jefferson Veterinary Hospital since 2003. As a teen, Brandy spent many years involved in 4-h raising and showing goats, and showing horses. Brandy lives in Jefferson, MD with her husband Joey and beautiful daughter, Aubrey. She enjoys playing with her three Jack Russell’s Terriers - Shylo, Milo and Jackson, and part lab Marley, who has a penchant for eating rocks that Dr. Ahalt then removes. She loves working with all the animals and getting to know everyone in the community.
Hannah joined Jefferson Veterinary Hospital in 2017. She is a Frederick County MD native and grew up in Middletown, MD and graduated from Middletown High School. She is a recent graduate of YTI Career institute in York, PA and is excited to sit for her Veterinary Technician exam in December. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys riding her Arabian horse Buddy, taking Diesel, her black Labrador, on walks and enjoying the outdoors.
Valerie has been a veterinary assistant at Jefferson Veterinary Hospital since March 2012. She graduated from Frederick Community College's Veterinary Assistant Training program and has worked in a variety of animal care facilities, including a 24-hour emergency and referral hospital. Valerie has two german shepherds Gunny and Jayda and is also the proud owner of a cat named Jesse and five horses.
Gabrielle is from Jefferson, MD, where she used to help out on her grandparents dairy farm. She has been around animals her entire life and participated in 4-H for many years. She is currently a Junior at Brunswick High School. In her spare time she likes to hang out with her friends and spend time with her family. She loves working with all the animals that come through the office.