Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC)

Gene Mueller, DVM, MPH, has been the Manager of Regional Animal Services of King County since 2012. Gene previously led the Chicago Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center, Chicago’s largest critical-care veterinary hospital, and served as the President of the Anti-Cruelty Society, one of the nation’s oldest Humane Societies located in Chicago. He also has previous experience in the public sector, having led the Commission on Animal Care and Control for the City of Chicago, as well as serving as an epidemiologist and as Director of Environmental Health with the Chicago Department of Public Health. He holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Illinois. He began his career a long time ago as a veterinarian in the Chicago suburb of Wilmette.