Lisa Vought has been part of the Somerset Veterinary Hospital team since 2002. Prior to this she worked at the Bender Shoe Co. sewing cowboy boots. She was also breeding Cocker Spaniels. When the factory closed she began taking classes at Penn State to open her own daycare and completed the Veterinary Assistant Program at the Allegany College of Maryland. Lisa likes working with animals. A favorite part of her job is making a sick animal better and knowing "how thankful the owners are for fixing their 'baby'." Over the past several years she has taken on new responsibilities handling purchasing and inventory for the hospital. She has a cat named "L Kitty". Here she is holding our hospital cat, TJ. The other great joy of Lisa's life are her grandchildren, Brailynn, Brooke and Maddox, who keep her busy and happy.
Brianna Burris Robinson is a 2013 graduate of Middletown High School where she completed Animal Science and Veterinary Technician courses. She grew up in Delaware on a small farm with a variety of small and large animals. Before joining our team in December of 2014 she was a manager for Delaware State Parks. Brianna is pictured here with Stryker and Yinzer, both German Shepherds. She also has Khaos who is a blood donor for our hospital. She still visits all of her other animals that reside in Delaware with her family. Brianna also spends her free time with her daughter Briar.
Kelsey Musto has been part of the Somerset Veterinary Hospital team since the summer of 2016. She attended Somerset Area High School where she was in the FFA and was the secretary of her chapter. She earned her National American Degree in 2018. She will soon begin her studies to become a Certified Veterinary Technician but her career goal is to become a Veterinarian. She has three cats, Olive, Freyja, and Swat.
Jessica Fundis was born and raised in Southwestern Pennsylvania. She attended Turkeyfoot Valley Area High School and earned her Veterinary Technician degree from the Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh. Jessica has been a certified Veterinary Technician for almost 12 years. She has been with Somerset Veterinary Hospital since October 2016 and is our Head Technician. Jessica currently lives in Rockwood with her husband, Zach, and their sons Eli and Amos. Her dogs are Trigger and Rodi along with her barn cats. On her free time she works on the farm raising cattle and taking care of her two horses and two goats.
Jessica Spory was born and raised in Cambria County Pennsylvania. She has been with us since October 2020. In 2020 she completed Ashworth College Veterinary Assistant Program, Obedience Trainer course and Pet Psychology Program. She will begin schooling for her degree in Veterinary Technology this summer. She is married with two daughters. She also has 2 dogs, a Pitbull named King, and a puggle named Payslee. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, training her dogs, and continuing her studies in Veterinary Medicine.
Deb Custer has been working at Somerset Veterinary Hospital since September 2020. She was a manager at Dollar General for 19 years. She has a daughter and a Son, one grandpup, and two dogs of her own. She graduated from Meyersdale Area School District and has been married for 40 years.
Danielle Henger is pictured with her dog Sonic, who's a Pit Bull. She is from Johnstown Pennsylvania and graduated from Westmont Hilltop High school in 2018. She earned her Veterinary Technician Degree in April 2020 from Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Heather Miller is one of our receptionists. She is a graduate from Shanksville Stonycreek High School. She has a bachelors degree in Biology from UPJ. She has a daughter, a beagle and a small kitten. She was a substitute teacher for 5 years before joining our team at Somerset Vet. In her free time she enjoys reading and playing Pokemon Go.
Tara Bass is a graduate from Shanksville - Stonycreek High School and went to Somerset County Technology Center for a degree in Carpentry and Masonry. She has been married for 5 years and is a mother to two daughters. She owns 3 dogs, two cats and six ducks. She is currently continuing her education and studying to get her Veterinary Technician Degree. Tara is currently one of our receptionist and started her journey with us in January of 2023.
Crystal Welder was born and raised on her family farm in Clearfield County. She graduated from Curwensville Area High School. She earned her Veterinary Technician Degree at YTI in York PA. She has been a Certified Veterinary Technician for over 5 years now. She just recently moved to Somerset County. She has two rescue dogs Bellatrix and Mazikeen. In her free time she enjoys to hunt, fish and spend time outdoors.