Treasurer: Laura Cullins
ASHGI Treasurer Laura Cullins assumed her position after serving as the Ask-the-Expert volunteer for health issues and assisting at an ASHGI/ASCA DNA blood draw clinic. She retired in 2017 after 30 years as a veterinary technician/research specialist at North Carolina State University’s veterinary college. She currently works for a consulting firm which assists health care providers. She has a BS in Zoology and Animal Science.
Cullins is a member of the Australian Shepherd Club of America and First In Flight Australian Shepherd Club. She has had Aussies since 1985, competing in agility, obedience, rally, and barn hunts. Her dogs also accompany her when she’s hiking or trail riding. She currently has an Aussie and, an Aussie/Border Collie mix. Cullins is also a horsewoman, riding for pleasure and competing in endurance events. In the past she competed in open horse shows and eventing.
Cullins enjoys outdoor activities with her dogs and horses. She resides in North Carolina with her husband, Chester.