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About Ali Worley

Ali graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. She has worked with the City of Bentonville since 2016. Quite a few years ago, when Ali was in middle school, she was part of a class project that had to submit an idea to the Bentonville City Council. Her idea at that time? A city animal shelter! It was no surprise that she accepted the Animal Services Manager position in March of 2021. 

When she isn't working on building a new department, Ali likes to cheer on the Arkansas Razorbacks and Green Bay Packers, explore walking trails with her kids, and binge-watch some good TV.

The quote that inspires her every day is one from her favorite TV show, Boy Meets World. "Believe in yourself. Dream. Try. Do good," spoken by the wise Mr. Feeny.

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About Mandy Tedford

Mandy has been an Animal Services Officer for about 10 years, over four of those with Bentonville. She is a certified National Animal Control Officer Levels I, II, and III, as well as a certified Arkansas Animal Control Officer Levels I and II. 

Mandy is also a board member of the non-profit group Northsong Wild Bird Rehabilitation. One of her favorite memories in her line of work is saving five newborn puppies and their mother from a hoarding situation, and getting to care for them.

The quote that inspires Mandy every day is from Moliere: "We die only once and for such a long time."

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