Meet Our Staff

Lewis Checchia
Executive Director

Elisa Mellis
Director of Operations

Carolyn Fitzgerald
Shelter Manager

Liberty Britton
Development Manager

Emmy Homan
Development Assistant

Josiah Ortiz 
Medical and Foster Coordinator

Ashley Rivera

Volunteer Coordinator

Courtney Smith

Adoption Coordinator

Dan Solomon

Social Media & Outreach Coordinator

Natalie Atkinson
Animal Care Attendant

Veronica Echevarria
Animal Care Attendant


Francheska Fernandez
Animal Care Attendant


Travinia Quintana
Animal Care Attendant

Junior Rogers
Animal Care Attendant

Jared Smith
Animal Care Attendant

Eddie Velazquez
Animal Care Attendant