Campaign Leadership

Thanks to the vision and dedication of leadership volunteers and staff, our “Wag the Future” campaign is off to a great start! If you’d like to help us build a joyous future for people and pets, please contact Brooke Bonner at


Campaign Task Force

Rita and George Golleher,
Honorary Chairs

Jan Main, Co-Chair

Jill Vogel, Co-Chair

Dan Drackett, Donor Recognition Chair

Rosemary Aquilante

Elizabeth Mathieu

Sally Onetto

Priscilla Pittiglio

Carol Thielen

Board of Directors

Jan Main, President

Dan Drackett, Vice President

Rosemary Aquilante, Secretary

Renee Faltings, Treasurer

Joseph Begovich

Greg Cappel

Christine Ferguson

Bobbi Hunt

Elizabeth Mathieu

Rhiana Macaya Mitchell

Sally Onetto

Phil Usher


Staff Leadership

Jo-Anne Dixon, DVM
Executive Director/Medical Director

Brooke Bonner, CFRE
Associate Director/Campaign Director

Tawni Baker
Capital Campaign Assistant

Kyle Baysinger
Internal Project Manager

Kelly Odell
Community Campaign Coordinator

Project Timeline


June 2017

Community Campaign Begins

Community Q&A and Digital Tours

February 2018

Summer 2018

Hard Hat Tours - Call us to arrange!

Fall 2018

Grand Opening - February 18th!

Multi-year pledges welcome through 2020

Early 2019

By the Numbers

  • 20-acre campus

  • 30,000 square foot facility

  • Fundraising goal: $16 million

    • Includes buildings, medical equipment, furniture, landscaping, etc.

  • We are at approximately 94% of goal

  • A 100% increase in the number of adoptions by 2020 (to over 1000/yr)

  • 1500+ children impacted annually through Humane Education by 2020