Leadership Team

Janelle Dixon and Harley

Janelle Dixon
President and CEO

Lisa Bonds and Max

Lisa Bonds
Chief Advancement Officer

Sunnie Kaufmann-Paulman

Sunnie Kaufmann-Paulman
Chief Community Engagement Officer

Eileen Lay and dog 2019

Eileen Lay
Chief Operating and Financial Officer

Josey Balenger

Josey Balenger
Director of Program Strategy and Visitor Experience

Michaela Baltasar-Feyen

Michaela Baltasar-Feyen
Director of Community Solutions

Graham Brayshaw

Dr. Graham Brayshaw
Director of Veterinary Medicine

Erin Delmore

Erin Delmore
Director of Site Operations

Krista Gallagher Colt

Krista Gallagher Colt
Director of Philanthropy

Mara Gallagher

Mara Gallagher
Director of Finance

Ashley Komiskey

Ashley Komiskey
Director of Veterinary Center Operations

Heather Larson

Heather Larson
Director of Facilities

Paul Sorenson

Paul Sorenson
Director of External Relations


Board of Directors

Animal Humane Society's Board of Directors meets seven times a year, in the months of February, April, May, June, August, October, and December. The members of the board focus on high-level strategy and financial oversight and accountability.

  • Marianne Barnett, Chair
  • Lisa Erickson, Vice Chair
  • Sarah (Sally) Godfrey, Secretary
  • Susan Blaska Lindahl
  • Janelle Dixon
  • Dick Hall,  Past Chair
  • Kelly Lindberg
  • Brenda McCormick, Treasurer
  • Kelly Palmer
  • Todd Solow
  • Constance St. Germain
  • Brian Woolsey
  • Dr. Graham Brayshaw