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Board of Directors & Management Staff

Chairman of the Board

Terence McCarthy

1st Vice Chair

Debra Owens

2nd Vice Chair

Dana Coates


Kathy Skrzypczak


Marilyn Morris

Immediate Past Chair

Sheila Biehl


Katie Astras

Mary Laub Cowan

Kit Haas

Cindi Hobbs

Dr. Linda Kardos

Gary Ober

Sonia Pawluc

Tom Weissenborn

Kay Ziegler


Jeff Atlas

Kelly Bollen

Dr. Susan Braunstein

Vicki Brown

Carrie Lavargna

Directors Emeritus

Lori DesRuisseaux

Jack Frenaye

Nancy Crowder McCoy

Carol Plato

Halsey Smith


Management Staff

President & C.E.O.

Frank Valente

Director of Operations

Candice Veach

Director of Humane Education

Jessie Clifford

Corporate Gifts Officer

Candace Callahan

Director of Community Outreach

Courtney Zanetti


Yolanda Camacho

Executive Assistant

Michelle Pinkham

Thrift Store Senior Manager

Kim McFadden

Clinic Manager

Josephine Rizzi

Volunteer Program Manager

Sarah Fisher

Foster & Rescue Coordinator

Emily Recco


Patricia Diskant, DVM

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Palm City, Florida 34990

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