Our Team

Our staff works hard to support our animals, fosters, volunteers and community.


Rachel Mairose

Founder & Executive Director

Claire Hutcheson

Operations Director

Adoption Team

Emily Hawk

Dog Adoption Coordinator

Jen Swanson

Cat Adoption Coordinator

Lindsey LeBlanc

Administrative Records & Adoption Home Visit Coordinator

Volunteer Team

Amy Vannurden

Office Manager

Beth Citurs

Volunteer Coordinator

Andrea Gall

Intake Volunteer Coordinator

Carrie Openshaw

Volunteer Training Coordinator

Katie Jo Olson

Hope Program Coordinator

Megan Pavot

TNR Program Coordinator

Kallie Radford

Hospice Program Coordinator

Veterinary Team

Kristi Hatch

Dog Vet Coordinator

Sara Anderson

Dog Injury/Illness Coordinator

Jen Swanson

Cat Vet Coordinator

Foster Team

Anitra Francis

Small Dog Breeds Foster Coordinator

Summer Hedlund

Large Dog Breeds Foster Coordinator

Sara Anderson

Special Cases Program Manager

Jen Swanson

Cat Program Coordinator

Teri Woolard

Owner Surrender Coordinator

Jenn Sharkey

Foster Approval Coordinator

Traci Johnson

Dog Training Coordinator

Events & Fundraising Team

Sarah Condon

Event Manager

Tashina Schumacher

Adoption Event Manager

Alycia Petrie

Puppy Party Coordinator

Madison Bell

Cat Events Coordinator

Kelsey Polcher

Grants Coordinator

Erinn Mueller

Online Fundraising Coordinator

Operations Team

Courtney Beyer

Communications Manager

Erica Christo

Operations Analyst

Alison Seacord

Merchandise Coordinator

Board of Directors

Kari Berg, Chair
Jason Oswald, Treasurer
Kathleen Hesseltine, Secretary
Tracy Call
Mike Dockter
Nicci Johnson
Andrea Lahouze
Karen Lundquist
Carla Young