Dr. Betsy Lyons

Vice President

Dr. Betsy Lyons is a veterinarian formerly with the US Department of Agriculture. She says she is retired but seems to be keeping pretty busy serving on animal related boards. We are excited to have her on our board. That is her dog (Stella) pictured at left.

Betsy is the Vice President of Noble Paws.

Tracy Mikowski


Tracy use to be a zoo keeper as well as the owner of a dog boarding business. Yes, that is a baby seal in her arms. She has cared for and/or rescued about every animal known to man.

Tracy is the Secretary of Noble Paws.

Steve Vick

President, Treasurer

Steve moved to Alaska to work as a backcountry ranger in Denali National Park. He stayed the winter to mush dogs and hasn’t left Alaska since. Currently, he is the director of an animal rescue nonprofit.

Steve is the President and Treasurer of Noble Paws.

Dr. Elizabeth Wolfe

Board Member

Dr. Elizabeth Wolfe, AKA Nene, lives in Juneau. She has spent many years as a volunteer veterinarian for the Iditarod, Yukon Quest and the Copper Basin 300. She is a member of the International Sled Dog Veterinary Medical Association (I.S.D.V.M.A.).

Nene spends a lot of time traveling Alaska as a bush vet. We are honored to have her as a member of our board.