Our Leaders

Staff Leadership


Jennifer Brause, Founder and Executive Director

Karen Broughton, Director of Finance and Human Resources

Bailey Deacon, Director of Philanthropy and Communications

Dr. Bobbie Mammato, DVM, MPH, Director of Veterinary Medicine

Lisa Morabito, Director of Operations

Debra Rahl, Director of Special Projects


Katelyn Churchwell, RVT, Assistant Director of Operations

Kenny Horman, Assistant Director of Community Resources

Kris Klock, RVT, CVPM, Assistant Director of Veterinary Services

Noelle Patterson, Assistant Director of Communications

Kate Pika, Assistant Director of Philanthropy

Dakota Sears, Veterinary Technician Manager

Veronika Graham, Program Manager

Claire Jensen, Executive Office Administrator

Kelly Kendle, Training and Behavior Manager

Amanda Nastalski, Surgery Manager

Tawnie Parkereño, Community Resource Manager

Michelle Pease Kalaskey, Grants Manager

Amethyst Tymoch, Events Manager

Julia Davies, Animal Care Manager


Board of Directors


Chair: Alicia L. Shelton

Past Chair: Kathy Harvey

Vice-Chair: Dr. Paul Fox

Treasurer: Katherine Turner

Secretary: Joe De Francis


Eric Bernthal

Frank D. Boston, III

Jennifer Brause

Dr. Jay McDonnell

Matt Newcomer

Don Rae

Gwen Sieck

Janice Silvers

Maria Wieters