All members are selected through an application process and must be a resident of the City of Sugar Land. The membership is to include:
A licensed Veterinarian
A representative from an animal welfare organization
A citizen of the city that actively volunteers with the animal services division
A person whose duties include daily operation of an animal shelter
A municipal official
State law requires that the board meet at least three (3) times a year, however, the board is currently meeting at least once a month. The meetings are open to the public and provide a public comment period at the beginning of each meeting. Citizens are encouraged to attend and directly address the Animal Advisory Board with any concerns.