Travis Clark has been named as the new director of Caddo Parish Animal Services.

The Caddo Commission voted unanimously to appoint Clark who will oversee shelter operations, employee management and implementation of the Parish’s animal, mosquito and rodent control programs.

Clark comes to Caddo Parish as the former Animal Services Supervisor for Stockton Animal Services in Stockton, California.  He previously worked at the Caddo Parish Animal Shelter in a variety of operational positions, including Assistant Field Manager, Training Officer and Animal Control Officer. Clark is a Navy veteran and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Criminal Justice from Trident University International.  He also holds numerous certifications in Animal Services.

“I am pleased to welcome back Mr. Clark to our area as the Parish’s new animal services director,” said Dr. Woodrow Wilson, Jr., Administrator for the Parish of Caddo. “I am confident that Mr. Clark brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Animal Services Department, and we look forward to him coming on board and hitting the ground running, working with our citizens and animal community,” said Wilson.

Clark takes over on May 21st.

There will be an open house is on Saturday, June 2 from 2-4pm at the Caddo Parish Animal Shelter to allow the public to meet Clark.