Meet Our Greenland Veterinary Staff

At our veterinary hospital, our Greenland veterinary staff is committed to assisting our veterinarians as they help pets down the road to wellness. They’re also dedicated to providing clients with exceptional customer service. If you have any questions about our team, feel free to let us know.

Johanna Gervais

Practice Manager

Johanna is our practice manager and has been with Greenland Veterinary Hospital since 2015. She has always loved animals and knew she wanted to work with them at a very young age. After a short stint in veterinary medicine in high school, Johanna worked in upper retail management for several years. She finally decided it was time to make a change and pursue her dream to work with animals once again. Johanna has a soft spot for animals and enjoys seeing the relationships they have with their owners. Outside of the clinic, she shares her home with her son, Andrew, and her three furry children Autumn, Brady, and Jasmine.

Ariel Frankfurt

Lead Technician/Inventory Manager

Ariel is our Certified Veterinary Technician and Inventory Manager.   She entered the veterinary/animal care field 8 years ago after graduating with her B.S from the University of Oregon. In addition to working as a veterinary technician, she has worked as a zookeeper, a wildlife rehabber, and wildlife educator.  She returned to school in 2016 to get her certification as a veterinary technician from Yuba College in Northern California.  Having grown up in southern Maine she is thrilled to be back on the east coast pursuing her passion of providing the highest quality animal care. She shares her home with her husband, a 5 year old dachshund named Grettel, and 12 year old Russian tortoise named Leonard. When she’s not working, Ariel and her husband enjoy spending time outdoors either going hiking with Grettel, camping, going to the beach, skiing in the winter, or relaxing at home playing strategy board games.

Melody Chestnut

Certified Veterinary Technician

Melody is a certified technician and a graduate of the Veterinary Technician program at Great Bay Community College. She’s always had a passion for animals. When she’s not working, Melody spends her time reading, drawing, making jewelry and pretty much anything crafty or creative. She shares her home with three dogs; Shadow, a Yorkshire terrier, Penny, a boxer pit mix, and the newest addition to her family is Eris, a German Shepherd lab mix.

Nicole Atkins

Certified Veterinary Technician

Nicole is a recent graduate from Great Bay Community College and just became a Certified Veterinary Technician.  Nicole has worked with animals since she was very young whether it was horseback riding or working with 4H up through young adulthood.  She has an American Staffordshire Terrier mix named Bronco, 3 Great Danes Jazzy, Merlin, and Juice, and a tripod Blue Tongued Skink named Bindi.  When she isn’t working you can find her running or hiking with her dogs or lounging around with Bindi!

Caitlin Royer

Veterinary Technician

Caitlin joined our GVH team in May 2019.  She graduated from Great Bay Community College’s veterinary technology program and is hoping to obtain her Certified Veterinary Technician license this summer. Caitlin is excited to work at GVH, and provide loving, professional care for clients, pets and exotic animals.  Caitlin has one dog, Rocky, a Shiba Inu / Canaan mix, who loves to do agility exercise. She has been a rescue shelter volunteer since middle school – and has a big heart and snuggly hugs for rescues.

When Caitlin is not at work you can find her at the beach, hiking or kayaking and she loves to travel with Rocky, family and friends.

Tonya Moreno

Veterinary Technician

Bio coming soon.

Jackie Williams

Client Care Representative

Jackie is our Client Care Representative.  Jackie lives in the Seacoast with her husband, two young children, her one-eyed Golden Retriever Willie, and her rescued elderly Scottish Fold Cat TT. She has always been an animal lover. Jackie has worked as a Client Care Specialist in both emergency and general animal health care since 2013. She has a BA in Studio Art with a focus in Photography from Boston College. She loves spending time with her family and fur babies, going on road trips, and traveling, especially to her beloved Island of Kauai, Hawaii.

Sarah Fishbein

Veterinary Assistant

Sarah is our Veterinary Assistant.  She just graduated high school where she was involved in a Veterinary Science CTC program.  Sarah is beginning her studies through Penn Foster this fall where she will start her journey to become a Veterinary Technician, and eventually a DVM.  Sarah has a Golden Retriever named Mickey, a Border Collie named Leah, 2 cats named Blackbear and Crackers, and a horse named April.  When Sarah is not working, she enjoys riding her horse and hiking with her pups.

Samantha Lang

Client Care Representative

Samantha is our Client Care Representative.   Samantha grew up on a farm in Maine and has been around animals her entire life. After several years in the medical field helping human patients, she decided to make the switch to veterinary medicine. Outside of the clinic, she shares her home with her son Benjamin, her daughter Sadie, and her two furry children Mitty, and Molly.