A story by Marianne Goodland at Colorado Politics.com dated January 24, 2022, stated that the animal extremist appointee, Ellen Kessler, to the State Board of Veterinary Medicine, submitted her resignation effective February 11, 2022.
Kessler was appointed in August 2020 by Governor Jared Polis despite widespread concern among Colorado’s agricultural community, as well as the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association who voiced concern that “Ms. Kessler would cause the state board to direct the state board to direct the veterinary profession in ways that are contrary to the needs of Colorado’s livestock industry.”
In Ms. Kessler’s resignation letter, she made the comment that “I realize that some of my actions have caused anger and discomfort and that I was unprofessional in my judgment,” Kessler wrote. “I apologize to you and the citizens of our great state and wish you the best of luck as you continue to make Colorado the best state in the nation.”
According to Goodland’s article, Kessler has “earned the wrath of ranchers and farmers for what they view as inflammatory attacks on the livestock industry.” Her most recent attack, on Facebook, which has now been deleted, criticized farmers and ranchers as “lazy and nasty.”
Referring to recent attacks by wolves on cattle and dogs in northern Colorado,