Technicians

Jamie Frayne LVT

Jamie Frayne 
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Hospital Manager

Jamie is a native of Tonopah, Nevada.  She graduated from UC Davis with a bachelor's degree in Animal Science.  She became a licensed veterinary technician in 2008.  She worked at the veterinary teaching hospital at UC Davis, Cotati Large Animal Hospital in Cotati, California, and Elko Veterinary Clinic before joining the Comstock team.  Her professional goal is to become a certified veterinary practice manager.  In her free time, Jamie enjoys running with her mixed breed dog Skibbee, playing volleyball, camping, hunting, and anything that takes her outdoors. 


Morgan Passow LVT

Morgan Passow 
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Morgan is a native of Reno, Nevada.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Pre-Veterinary Science and a Minor in Biology at University of Nevada Reno.  She has been a member of the Comstock Equine Hospital team since 2015.  She sat for the Veterinary Technician National Examination in 2017.  Her professional interests include anesthesia, neonatal care, and intensive/critical care.  In her free time, Morgan enjoys reading, traveling to Disneyland and Disney World, singing, and spending time with her husband Kevin and her dog Arya.




Kelsey Thoms LVT

Kelsey Thoms 
Licensed Veterinary Technician   
Kelsey was born in Irvine, California and raised in Reno, Nevada.  She earned her Associates of Veterinary Technology from TMCC in 2019.  She is currently studying for her board exam.  Since graduation, Kelsey is enjoying all aspects of veterinary technology, especially neonatology.  In her free time, Kelsey enjoys hiking with her dog with Bentley, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
 




Wendy Wyatt LVT

Wendy Wyatt
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Wendy is a native of Eureka, Nevada.  She obtained her associate degree of veterinary technology from Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  She received her license at College of Southern Nevada.  Wendy has worked for several large equine practices including Desert Pines Equine Medical & Surgical Center in Las Vegas and Weatherford Equine in Weatherford, Texas.   Her professional interests include anesthesia, intensive care nursing, and wound management.  In her free time, Wendy is an amazing photographer and enjoys mixed martial arts and hiking with her dogs Boo and Sadie.    



Jessica Balaam
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Jessica is a native of Yerington, Nevada.  She obtained her associate degree of veterinary technology from Yuba College in Marysville, California.  She also worked in the equine surgery department at UC Davis and developed her love of anesthesia. She has been an independent contractor to equine surgeon Dr. Tom Yarbrough for the bulk of her career.  During that time she was also an anesthesia technician at Dubai Equine Hospital and Fourways Equine Hospital in South Africa.  Her professional interests include anesthesia and emergency and critical care.  In her free time, Jessica competing in cycling and running events with her husband Gideon, hiking with their dog Gideon, drawing and traveling.  We are so excited to have her join our Comstock Equine/Great Basin Equine team!


Jordan Fleck
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Jordan was born in Illinois but raised in Reno.  He obtained his associate degree of veterinary technology from Truckee Meadows Community College.  He previously worked as a veterinary assistant and technician-in-training at Advanced Pet Care.  His professional interests include porcine medicine, small ruminant and ruminant medicine, and infectious disease.  I n his free time, Jordan enjoys reading, writing, crafting, camping, and spending time with his dogs Memphis, Lilo, Whiskey and Mamas.


Valerie Foley
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Valerie s a native of Las Vegas.  She obtained her associate degree of veterinary technology from Truckee Meadows Community College.  She completed her externship with us and stayed on after she passed her board exams.  Her professional interests include equine orthopedics and musculoskeletal injuries, ruminant medicine, and the integument system.  In her free time, Valerie enjoys Olympic weight lifting at Calavera Barbell, disc golf, traveling, and spending time with her pocket pittie Legolas, her snakes Hugo and Walter, and her bearded dragon Smaug.  




Kaley Reardon VTIT

Kaley Reardon
Veterinary Technician in Training






Shannon Jeppson

Veterinary Technician in Training