Campaign Leadership

Thanks to the vision and dedication of lead donors, volunteers, and staff, our “Wag the Future” campaign has reached 96% of goal! Please join us in building a joyous future for people and pets!


Campaign Task Force

Rita and George Golleher,
Honorary Chairs

Jan Main, Co-Chair

Jill Vogel, Co-Chair

Dan Drackett, Donor Recognition Chair

Rosemary Aquilante

Sally Onetto

Priscilla Pittiglio

Maggie Sturdevant

Board of Directors

Jan Main, President

Dan Drackett, Vice President

Maggie Sturdevant, Vice President

Elizabeth Mathieu, Secretary

Renee Faltings, Treasurer

Joseph Begovich

Greg Cappel

Christine Ferguson

Rita Golleher

Bobbi Hunt

Sally Onetto

Linda Potter

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 Began

Community Q&A and Digital Tours

February 2018

Summer 2018

Hard Hat Tours

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 96% of goal

  • A 100% increase in the number of adoptions by 2020 (to 1200+ annually)

  • 1500+ children impacted annually through Humane Education by 2020