Meet Our Foley Team

Mille Lacs Veterinary Clinic at Foley is staffed with a team of compassionate veterinarians and support staff to meet the needs of your small pet or large animal.

Dr. Rochelle Fredrick: Veterinary Team in Foley

Dr. Rochelle Fredrick, DVM

Dr. Rochelle Fredrick is a small animal veterinarian that joined our Foley team in 2012.  She grew up in the St. Cloud area, received a Bachelor of Arts in biology at Gustavus Adolphus College in 1997, and graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001.  She has a special interest in surgery and emergency medicine.  She enjoys adventure travel, photography, and a good book. She lives with her husband, 2 children, Mango (a Tibetan Terrier), Cherry (a terrier mix), and Lemon Squirt (a long-haired cat).

Dr. Bonnie Miller: Veterinary Team in Foley

Dr. Bonnie Miller, DVM

Dr. Bonnie Miller is a large animal doctor based out of our Foley clinic.

Dr. Alicia Murphy, DVM

Dr. Alicia Murphy grew up in Carthage, New York and graduated from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in May of 2019.   Before that she completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from State University of New York at Geneseo in 2015.  Just prior to moving to Minnesota this summer she married her husband Tom, who will be joining her here in MN this January.  Although she has no pets at the moment, they are hoping to get a dog once Tom has joined her and they are fully settled into their MN home.  Dr. Murphy is a large animal doctor with a particular interest in production animal medicine (including dairy cattle, beef cattle and small ruminants) and cattle reproduction.  In her free time, she likes to be outside, particularly for biking and hiking.  More indoor hobbies include reading and cooking.

Certified Veterinary Technicians

Cheryl: Veterinary Team in Foley

Cheryl, CVT

Cheryl is a small animal veterinary technician at the Foley clinic. She has over 28 years of experience in the veterinary technology field and has worked for MLVC since 2000. Cheryl enjoys working with companion animals, as well as all areas of large animal lab work. At home, she enjoys trail riding and camping with her horse, Cajun, as well as spending time with her two cats, William and Libby.

Jessi Brant: Veterinary Team in Foley

Jessi, CVT

Jessi is a small animal veterinary technician with the Foley and Becker clinics. She joined MLVC in 2003 after graduating from Ridgewater College the same year. Jessi was raised on a dairy farm. She lives with her husband and two sons.

Pennie Loidolt: Veterinary Team in Foley

Pennie, CVT

Pennie is a small animal veterinary technician with the Foley clinic. She graduated from Ridgewater College in June 1997, and she joined MLVC in August of 1999. Pennie enjoys dental cleanings and lab work. She and her husband, David, run a farm near Pierz along with their three children. Pennie and her family raise chickens, beef and crops. They also have two labradors, four cats, and one horse.

Erika: Veterinary Team in Foley

Erika, CVT

Erika started her career with MLVC in 2015, 2 years after graduating from the Minnesota School of Business with her degree in veterinary technology. She worked at the Animal Humane Society prior to coming to the Foley team. She’s interested in all aspects of veterinary medicine, but has particular interest in geriatric care and comfort as well as anything feline! Erika grew up with 2 brothers, and now lives with her husband, a senior kitty (Sidney), two half persians (Pickles and Nermal), young cat (Forrest) and a Corgie (Lieutenant Dan).

Her favorite hobbies are salmon fishing with her family and spending time with her husband and pets.

Brandi: Veterinary Team in Foley

Brandi, CVT

Brandi is a large animal technician who joined the Foley clinic in July, 2018.  She is from Wisconsin where both her grandparents were farmers.

She graduated from Kirkwood Community College with an Associate of Arts degree, with an emphasis in Horse Science and an Associate of Science degree in Veterinary Technology. Her favorite animals are dogs and horses. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her dog Riley, reading, and learning new things

Veterinary Assistants

Kaysha: Veterinary Team in Foley

Kaysha, Veterinary Assistant

Kaysha graduated from Argosy University in December of 2017. She interned with our team and was hired on as a technician after graduation. She loves working with animals and being able to see all different species. Outside of work, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Customer Service Team

Linda Johnson: Veterinary Team in Foley

Linda, Receptionist

Linda is a receptionist at the Foley clinic. Prior to joining the team here at MLVC in 2000, she and her husband farmed for 23 years. Linda enjoys her job and loves working with all her co-workers and doctors at MLVC. She has two grown children and six grandchildren who are a priority in her life.

Megan Kok: Veterinary Team in Foley

Megan, Receptionist

Megan is a receptionist with the Foley and Milaca clinics. She joined MLVC in 2010. Megan grew up on a farm and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys working with all of her co-workers and the wonderful clients at MLVC.

Lindsey, Receptionist

Lindsey grew up on a hobby farm, which sparked her interest in agriculture.  While growing up she spent a lot of time participating in 4-H, Future Farmers of America and Post-secondary Agriculture Student events.  One of her biggest accomplishments in agriculture was being crowned as Benton County Dairy Princess in 2018, which allowed her to advocate for diary farmers in the county where she lived.  She graduated from Ridgewater College with an Agri-Business degree in May, 2019 and joined the Mille Lacs Veterinary Group Foley team in November, 2019.

Barb Herst: Veterinary Team in Foley

Barb, Inventory Assistant 

Barb began with MLVC in 1998 as a receptionist and evolved into her current role that supports all three clinics. She and her husband own and operate a small beef farm near Foley. Barb also enjoys spending lots of quality time with her two miniature poodles, Bailey and Madison.