Meet Our Staff

Lewis Checchia
Executive Director

Elisa Mellis
Director of Operations

Carolyn Fitzgerald
Shelter Manager

Eddie Velazquez
Assistant Shelter Manager

Anthony Wessel
Lifesaving Manager

Liberty Britton
Development Manager

Sophie Samul
Events Coordinator

Courtney Smith

Adoption Coordinator

Dan Solomon

Client Services & Outreach Coordinator

Natalie Atkinson
Animal Care Attendant

Harley Evans
Animal Care Attendant

Ryan Evans
Animal Care Attendant


Elizabeth Ferguson

Animal Care Attendant - 30+ years!

Travinia Quintana
Animal Care Attendant

Junior Rogers
Animal Care Attendant