Without the dedicated staff and members of our volunteer Board of Directors, our lifesaving work simply wouldn’t be possible. Meet the compassionate individuals who are hard at work each and every day making Animal Friends’ mission a reality.

Meet Our Staff

Kathleen Beaver
President & CEO

Tracey Eakin
Chief Financial Officer

Ann Ensminger
Chief Programs Officer

Lauren Leffakis
Chief Operating Officer

Carol Whaley
Senior Director of Clinic & Community Services

Jenn Geibel
Director of Clinic & Community Services

Jaime Greenwald
Director of Events & Corporate Giving

Jason Moninger
Director of Human Resources & Volunteer Services

Heather Pisano
Director of Individual & Foundation Giving

Admissions & Behavior Services

Suzanne Denk
Animal Enrichment Specialist

Debi Meehan
Pets for Vets Lead Trainer

Kelly McCauley
Admissions Counselor

Kristy Pszenny
Admissions & Foster Care Coordinator

Veronica Rigatti
Canine Behavior Technician

Danny Rosenmund
Animal Handling Liaison

Eric Stieglitz
Veterans Programming Coordinator

Liesl Wiesen
Behavior Coordinator

Adoption Department

Becki Leighty
Adoption Counselor

JT Mangan
Adoption Counselor

Beth Mauder
Adoption Counselor

Laura Perkosky
Adoption Counselor

Corrie Stallings
Adoption Counselor

Katie Vecchi
Adoption Coordinator

Naomi Weissman
Adoption Counselor

Animal Wellness Department

Angie Bellasteros
Veterinary Technician

Sandy Blando
Behavior Care Technician

Shalyse Bolash
Animal Care Coordinator

Ava Boroch
Behavior Care Technician

Emily Chorherr
Behavior Care Technician

Gerry Cieply
Behavior Care Technician

Aubrey Deibler
Behavior Care Team Leader

Seth DiMartile
Behavior Care Technician

Dr. Kellie Frame
Veterinarian

Gentry Guzman
Behavior Care Technician

Chelsea Herd
Behavior Care Team Leader

Valerie Johnson
Behavior Care Technician

Marsha Koschik
Veterinary Technician

Samantha Lindow
Behavior Care Technician

Ray Mauder
Behavior Care Administrative Assistant

Rianna Miedel
Behavior Care Technician

Eleanor Miller
Senior Medical Coordinator

Dr. Georgia Nokovich
Veterinarian

Reenie Otis
Veterinary Technician

Carla Patarini
Senior Behavior Care Coordinator

Shelby Pergalske
Behavior Technician

Liz Pitts
Behavior Care Technician

Jasmine Saad
Behavior Care Technician

Clair Sartori
Behavior Care Technician

Mindy Sarver
Behavior Care Technician

Kim Sendek-McMillan
Behavior Care Technician

Maris Seto
Behavior Care Technician

Emily Smith
Behavior Care Technician

Emma Suchma
Veterinary Kennel Assistant

Dr. Jonna Swanson
Shelter Hospital Veterinarian

Grayson Towndrow
Behavior Care Technician

Nicole Walker
Behavior Care Technician

Mary Wetzel
Medical Wellness Administrative Assistant

Clinic & Community Services Department

Dr. Allison Achey
Clinic Services Veterinarian

Dr. Robin Archer
Clinic Services Veterinarian

Holly Boller
Clinic Services Program Assistant

Dr. Carol Fellenstein
Community Medicine Veterinarian

Shane Freeman
Animal Friends for Life Liaison

Keia Gary
Veterinary Technician

Nancy Hanson
LCSN Program Assistant

Katie Helscel
Clinic Services Veterinary Technician

Erin Hines
Clinic Services Program Assistant

Michele Holmberg
Clinic Services Veterinary Technician

Dr. Erin Johnson
Clinic Services Veterinarian

Kaley Kaczynski
Clinic Services Coordinator

Abigail Kimball
Clinic Services Veterinary Technician

Dr. Devon Klingensmith
Associate Veterinarian

Liz Moser
Animal Friends for Life Coordinator

Kelly O’Donnell
Clinic Services Veterinary Technician

Dr. Sara Petras
Clinic Services Veterinarian

Dr. Jessica Serbin
Clinic Services Veterinarian

Chelsea Wilcox
Clinic Services Veterinary Technician

Ellen Williams
Clinic Services Veterinary Technician

Julie Yurek
Clinic Services Program Assistant

Dr. Amanda Zetwo
Clinic Services Veterinarian

Communications Department

Suaz Forsythe
Communications Coordinator

Cody Hoellerman
Communications Coordinator

Development Department

Corey Brooks
Development Coordinator: Foundations & Donorbase Management

George Moura
Special Events Coordinator

Tricia Panos
Community Events Liaison

Lindsey Swanson
Development Coordinator

Finance & Administration Department

Sean Brink
Maintenance Assistant

Michael Carioto
Custodian/Light Maintenance Assistant

Karen Davin
Accounting Coordinator

John Eakin
Administrative Assistant

Noah Eakin
Administrative Assistant

Monique Serbu
Administrative Assistant

Tom Snee
Maintenance Assistant

Gayle Truitt-Bean
Administrative Assistant

Humane Investigations Department

Angela Fry
Humane Society Police Officer

Valerie Polka
Humane Investigations Resource Liaison

Krista Sobecki
Humane Investigations Coordinator

Outreach & Therapeutic Services Department

Gayle Bair
Trainer

Lisa Bartel
Trainer

Rose Buckwalter
Summer Camp Teacher

Laura Carlino
Summer Camp Teacher

Lori Caruso
Trainer

Rachel Crown
Trainer

Michael Cunningham
Trainer

Anita DeBias
Trainer

Robert Dell
Summer Camp Teacher

Kaitlyn Devlin
Summer Camp Teacher

Nancy Emerick
Summer Camp Teacher

Marcy Fenell
Trainer

Barb Grosch
Public Training Program Liaison

Donna Klingelhofer
Animal Friends University Outreach Assistant

Tirah Manko
Trainer

Amy Martello
Therapeutic Services Coordinator

John Martello
Trainer

Melissa Marzoff
Trainer

Elaine Mayowski
Trainer

Kathleen Pfeifer
Summer Camp Teacher

Dana Schultz, M. Ed.
Humane Education Coordinator

Sarah Stevens
Trainer

Leslie Wessner
Literacy Programs Coordinator

Brittany Winkowski
Summer Camp Teacher

Colleen Woods
Trainer

Retail & Chow Wagon Department

Joyce Anderson
Retail Associate

Delaney Beaver
Retail Associate

Melina Bowser
Retail Associate

Anne Cornell
Retail Associate

Lindsey DiBattista
Retail Associate

Alex Stelitano
Retail Coordinator

Volunteer Services Department

Maddie Aicher
Volunteer Services Coordinator

Danielle Delzer
Volunteer Services Coordinator

 

Board of Directors

Gina Carlos
Chair

Marleen Ashton, Esq.
Past Chair

Sarah McKean
Vice Chair

Matthew D. Monsour, Esq.
Secretary

John Weinstein
Treasurer

Howard Ash

Mary Ann Bogosta

Dorothy Boyer

Debbie Campbell

Jeff Dutkovic

Robert Fragasso

Beth Henry

Elizabeth Klamut

Leslie Lafferty

Sheri Levine-Everett

Howard Loevner

Bonnie Loya

Michelle Race

Cindy Russell

Doug Shriber

Charlotte Stephenson

Cris Winter

Stephen Zappala, Jr., Esq.

In Memoriam

Alice Richardson, Founder

Lloyd Gluck, Esq.

 

Chair’s Ambassador Council

Viviana Altieri

John Block

John Boyer

Jimmy Campbell

John Carlos

Tracey DeAngelo

Doug DeNardo

Linda Drago

Wendy Dutkovic

Donna and Bill Gaughan

Julia Gleason

Donna Gutierrez

Dave Henry

Cathy Holzer

Abby and Kevin Kirkland

Scott and Susan Lammie

P.J. Maloney

Frank and Sarah Nass

Lisa and Lee Oleinick

Nicole Phatak

Amy and Rick Pietzak

Ron Ramsey

Congressman Guy Reschenthaler

Betty Rich

Andy Russell

Damian Ruyechan

Sarah Shriber

David Stephenson

Shannon Sweeney

Marcy Tenaglia