Somerset Veterinary Group's Dedicated Team
Our team of veterinary professionals is dedicated to delivering the best customer service and compassionate care to you and your pets.
Sue Dermody — Hospital Manager
Sue has been with Somerset Veterinary Group since 1996. She was born with a natural affinity toward animals, and taking care of the many animals she brought home led to a keen interest in veterinary medicine. Sue studied animal science and has also worked as a veterinary technician and pet sitter. Having knowledge of many aspects of the veterinary world led her to her current position as Hospital Manager.
Sue currently looks after her children Gabby and Luke, plus Delilah, a Kerry Blue Terrier, Disher, an Indian Native dog rescued from the streets of New Delhi, Kobe, a German Shepherd, and her two Domestic Short Haired cats, Cosette and Ranger.
JoAnne Adamczyk — Veterinary Technician
JoAnne is a veterinary technician who has been with Somerset Veterinary Group since October of 2004, but began her career in companion animal care in 1994.
She is very good at calming some of our nervous or scared animals and says she enjoys working with our puppy and kitten patients. "Since first being employed here it has always felt like a family of compassionate doctors and staff," she says.
JoAnne has a Jack Russell Terrier named Madison, a Doberman Pinscher named Willow, and a Doberman Pinscher puppy named Jack. Her interests include doing agility training with her dogs, going to NASCAR races, horseback riding and scuba diving.
Erin Sweney — Veterinary Technician
Erin has lived in Hillsborough, NJ her whole life. She is attending Rutgers University for Animal Science, Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Research, and plans to apply to veterinary school once shes finished. Right now she is also minoring in Endocrine Physiology and Health Sciences and Companion Animal Science.
Ever since she was a little girl, Erin knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. She has always had a passion for animals, and growing up she's had many pets, including dogs, cats, birds and fish. Today she has a miniature pinscher named Cleo and two cats, Kali and Mia.
When she isn’t spending time with animals, Erin enjoys music, drawing, painting, taking photos, hiking and going to the beach.
Katie Peck — Veterinary Technician
Katie has been a veterinary technician with the Somerset Veterinary Group since February of 2008, but began her animal care career in 2003. In addition to her years of experience, she has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University.
Saying she has a calming effect on fractious cats, Katie adds that she loves all of the people she works with.
At home, she has four cats named Tigger, Julius, Timber, and Gordon; and one Guinea pig named Millie. Katie enjoys hiking, camping and going to concerts.
Alicia Calandra — Veterinary Technician
Alicia is a veterinary technician at Somerset Veterinary Group, joining our team in May 2012. She has been working in a veterinary-related field for the past seven years. Alicia is very organized and is also a calm and comforting presence for our patients. She's great at greeting our clients, administering medications and vaccines, and making sure our pharmacy is well stocked. Alicia has a Bachelor's degree in physical education from the University of Delaware.
"Everyone is very nice and respectful and they are all great teachers," Alicia said. "The staff all gets along with each other and that makes working here fun and enjoyable."
Maryanne Pavlick — Veterinary Technician
Maryanne is a veterinary technician at Somerset Veterinary Group. She joined our team April 2014 and has over 10 years of experience in the animal care field. She holds a BA degree in Psychology from the University of Delaware and an MS degree in Education Administration from Syracuse University.
"The doctors and staff make Somerset Veterinary Group a wonderful place to work," says Maryanne. "Everyone works as a team and each person is willing to help or teach. It's a great place to be!"
Karen Silverio — Veterinary Technician
Karen is a Veterinary Technician, but started out working in human medicine. She realized she didn't enjoy that field and found her true passion of working with animals.
Karen regularly donates food to local animal shelters and hopes to dedicate more time to volunteer.
Her hobbies include stained glass work, scrapbooking, painting and other crafts. She has a three-year-old boy named Cameron and a Pitbull terrier named Remy and two domestic short haired rescue cats, Flex and Macy.
Kaelyn Reed — Veterinary Technician
Kaelyn is a veterinay technician here at Somerset Veterinary Group. More info to come!
MaryAnn Boyle — Client Care Specialist
MaryAnn is a Client Care Specialist who has been with Somerset Veterinary Group since August 2009, but began working in the animal care field in 2003.
"Not a day goes by that I don't smile and laugh at our four-legged patients," she says. "Working for a veterinarian makes me happy. I love animals and the staff here is wonderful. We also have a wonderful office manager!"
MaryAnn has a mixed-breed dog named Dolce, and a Shih-Tzu named Roxie. Her interests include gardening, going to concerts, hanging with friends, hiking, and eating out.
Susan Malosky — Client Care Specialist
Susan is a client care speciliast at Somerset Veterinary Group and has been with us since 2010. In addition to her years of experience, she has an Associate degree in Communications.
At home, she has two White Boxers, Gerda and Casper.
Jodi Kopecky — Client Care Specialist
Having grown up as the daughter of a veterinarian, our Client Care Specialist Jodi knows a thing or two about animal care. She began working in this field when she was 13 years old and has experience in both private veterinary practice and emergency care.
Jodi has an Associate degree in secretarial studies and joined our staff in November 2013.
As the first person whom clients encounter at our veterinary hospital, Jodi has many responsibilities including fielding many phone calls, filing paperwork, scheduling appointments, and greeting and assisting clients with all their questions and concerns.
Rachael Hartline — Client Care Specialist
Rachael grew up in Hillsborough, NJ and now lives in Manville. She has been a Client Care Specialist with Somerset Veterinary Group since July 2015. In addition to having had animals her whole life, Rachael has gained experience volunteering for Open Your Heart and Somerset Regional Animal Shelter. She takes pride in knowing that she's helping to make a difference in our clients' lives!
Outside of work, she loves to play with her twin chocolate labs Jake and Tyson, her cats Nicky, Theo, Sully, Barnabus, and Pinky, as well as a constant stream of foster kittens. Her hobbies include reading, writing, and watching YouTube videos.