Dr. Powell is originally form California. She moved to Silverdale in 2017 to be closer to her son, who came to Washington for college and stayed once he graduated. After graduating from The Ohio State Veterinary College and completing a 1 year medical and surgical internship, she worked in private clinics and animal shelters, most recently as a medical director for a private shelter in San Luis Obispo, CA. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her son; dogs, Dash and Presley; and cat, Merlin. She is also an avid bowler, reader and crossword puzzle addict.