Kaylene started her career as an intern in May of 2004 and has been working as a Certified Vet Tech since receiving her certification.
Kaylene resides in Durand with her husband Kenny and 2 step-daughters, Alexis and Ashley. Kaylene and Kenny welcomed their daughter Adalynn in April of 2017. They have one lovable cat named Buttons and 2 dogs, "Thor" a lazy but loving Labrador and "Tuckett" a cuddly Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.
In Kaylene's spare time she enjoys riding motorcycle, spending time with family, camping and cheering on the Green Bay Packers.
Krystal Dombrowski, CVT
School: Globe University, 2010
Krystal began her journey with Westgate as an intern in 2010. Upon passing her certification test she has been working as a Certified Veterinary Technician ever since. She currently resides in Eau Claire with her boyfriend. Together, they have their "children" Roxy, a lovable Olde English Bulldog, Mya, a sweet Black Lab and Buddy the energetic German Shorthaired Pointer. She loves spending any free time outdoors whether it is fishing, hunting, gardening or tending to her chickens.
Kim Manor, CVT
School: Globe University, 2010
Kim is a Certified Veterinary Technician and started working at Westgate Animal Hospital in February 2011 after graduating from Globe University. She resides in Durand, WI with her 3 cats, two mini dokeys and horse. She enjoys competing in barrel races around the midwest, photography, bow-hunting, fishing, working in her garden and spending time with all her critters. Kim is an eight-year Army Iraq Veteran (Military Police) and served a tour in Baghdad OIF from 2007-2008.
Jean Gerseth, CVT
School: Madison Area Technical College, 1979
Jean began her tenure at Westgate as a certified technician in 1981.
Jean's current passion is her three Border Collies: Lucy, Bella and Penny. Jean spends much of their time doing herding and obedience. Jean also has three cats. Some of her favorite pastimes include knitting, crocheting, biking, and camping.
Jenna Rudesill, CVT
School: Argosy University Twin Cities, 2015
Jenna started at Westgate Animal Hospital in July of 2015 as a Veterinary Technician until she completed her certification to become a Certified Veterinary Technician in Dec of 2015. Jenna resides in Eau Claire with her boyfriend and their 3 dogs, Skyler a very sweet German Shepard mix, Willie a very energetic but loving Pitbull and Max the gentle and calm Boykin Spaniel. They also have 3 cats, Rupert, Milo and Pez. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors whether its helping with wildlife habitat at her boyfriend's family farm, hunting, fishing, helping in the garden or just laying out in the sun with her dogs. She also enjoys reading and being with family.
Christi Oeltjen, CVT
School: Globe University, 2013
Christi started her career at Westgate Animal Hospital in Oct of 2015. She currently resides in Chippewa Falls with her husband Nick and two daughters Payton and Quinn. They have a Chocolate Lab named Sherman, a German Wirehair Pointer named Ada and a cat named Camilla. In Christi's free time she enjoys being outdoors, hunting, fishing and running. Her special interests in the Veterinary field are Surgery and Anesthsia.
Andrea Barse, CVT
School: Globe University, 2014
Andrea started working as a Certified Vet Tech at Westgate in Dec of 2016. She resides in Eau Claire, WI with her two cats, Mona and Daphne, and dog Jordy. Jordy is a retriever mix and loves to swim and is currently training for Dock Diving competitions. In Andrea's free time she enjoys kayaking, disc golfing, hiking with her dog, camping and attending music festivals.