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Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Mike Mascia
Chair, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Sarah Hutchins
Vice Chair, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Ron Lamberth
Treasurer, Cherry Bekaert, LLP

Angie Allred, J.D.
Secretary, Foundation For The Carolinas

Bob Storey
Wells Fargo

Kathy Ridge
Levridge Resources

Patricia Crull, Ph.D.
Time Warner Cable (Retired)

Heide Groomes
Groomes Business Solutions

Linda Kirby
Boingo Graphics

Beth G. Monaghan, CPA
Founder and Former CEO, Monaghan Group, PLLC

Russ Morrison

Shelly Moore
Humane Society of Charlotte

Captain Karl Bannerman
Community Partner, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Care & Control

Administrative Team

Shelly A. Moore, CAWA
Click here to reach Kimberly Chatak-Nelson, Executive Assistant

Vice President of Finance & Administration
Aiko Okamoto
704-377-0534, ext 221

Vice President of Development
Donna Canzano Stucker
704-377-0534, ext 229

Vice President of Operations
Huck Nawaz
704-377-0534, ext 222

Vice President of Community Programs & Strategic Initiatives
Suzanne D’Alonzo
704-377-0534, ext. 231

Marketing & Communications Manager
Emily Cook

Special Events Manager
Kirsten Beals
704-377-0534, ext 255

Major Gifts Manager
Libby Currier
704-377-0534, ext 260

Development Manager
Mary Alyson Ammons
704-377-0534, ext 257

Gift Processing Associate
Jennifer Cox
704-377-0534, ext 235

Executive Assistant
Kimberly Chatak-Nelson


Operations Team

Customer Service
Adoption Manager
Calli Rutzinski
704-377-0534, ext 225

Customer Service Representatives:
704-377-0534, ext 226, 227 and 228

Intake/Owner Surrender Coordinator

Facility & Safety Coordinator
Reed Stanbro
704-377-0534, ext 256

Volunteer Programs Manager
Zinnia Borland
704-377-0534, ext 234


Community Outreach

Community Cat Coordinator
Leah Massey
704-377-0534, ext 262

Community Outreach Manager
Sylvia Abney
704-377-0534, ext 258

Spay/Neuter Clinic

Director of Clinic Services
Janet Bartram
704-377-0534, ext 233

Client Service Desk