Pam has been a Director of World Veterinary Consultants (WVC) since the business began in 2002. Her major involvement is to provide administrative services to WVC. Pam has a farming background and spent 20 years owning and managing hill country properties in the Rangitikei district. Pam worked for 16 years in the Ministry of Agriculture. The last 13 years were as Personal Assistant / Executive Coordinator to the Director of Animal Welfare and the Animal Welfare Group. World Veterinary Day was created by Pam and Jim after Pam made the first suggestion during Jim's presidency of the World Veterinary Association (WVA). This annual celebration on the last Saturday of April is now jointly promoted by the WVA and the OIE. 2005-2009 Pam provided administrative services to the National Beekeepers Association of New Zealand Incorporated in her role as Executive Secretary. Pam is the former Secretary of the Manakau District Community Association.