Meet the Veterinary Professionals of Rum River Veterinary Clinic

Shannon Jacobson

Shannon is a Certified Veterinary Technician. She graduated from Argosy University in 2002 and has worked at Rum River Veterinary Clinic since September 2002. They have a Boston/Bichon mix named Gertie, and three cats named Julia, Millie, and Winnie. When not at work, she likes to spend time with family, read, and work out.

Nicole Iglesias

Nicole is a Certified Veterinary Technician. She graduated from the Minnesota School of Business in December 2008 and has worked at Rum River Veterinary Clinic since the completion of her externship in October 2008. Nicole lives in Big Lake with her husband and their daughters- Ava & Scarlett. Nicole also shares her home with Zayda- the Belgian Malinois, Smudge- the Shih Tzu/Maltese mix, Roman- the Sphynx and Gnocchi the Cornish Rex. Everything comes in pairs at her house! In her spare time, Nicole enjoys being outdoors, hiking, reading, bonfires, and spending time with family and friends.

Gina LeMay Czaia

Gina graduated the Veterinary Technology program at the Blaine Minnesota school of Business in December, 2016. She lives in White Bear Lake with her husband Andy, her dog Sid and her cat Shrimp. In her free time she enjoys going antiquing, spending time with friends and family and heading up North to the cabin to fish and kayak.

Ashley Ferber

Ashley grew up in St. Francis and graduated from Anoka High School where she met her husband, Adam. She earned an Associate in Fine Arts Degree from the Anoka-Ramsey Community College and continued on to receive her Bachelor in Fine Arts with an Emphasis in 2D Media from Saint Cloud State University in 2016. At home, Ashley and Adam live with their 2 children Axel and Hazel, a German Shepherd named Shadow, a Tortie-cat named Centauri, an Ocicat named Spirit and a British Shorthair named Felurian. When Ashley is not at the clinic she is usually found reading, playing video games, gardening, spending time with family, or illustrating children's books.

Kim Semler

Kim comes to us after 32 years of owning/operating a dog grooming business in Osseo, MN. She took a few years off and realized she missed the animals and their owners so she joined our RRVC Family in May 2019 as a Customer Care Specialist.

Jenna Strunk

Jenna grew up in Coon Rapids but has spent the last 7 years living in California and Tennessee while her husband served in the US Marine Corps. She has 2 Golden Retrievers, Sonny and Bodhi, and a cat named Wednesday. In her free time she enjoys going to her cabin and spending time with her husband and two children Carter and Colby.