Leadership & Staff


Janine Bol
Finance Director

John Drach
Training Director

Blake Matray President/CEO

Harvey Potts
Development Director

Annette Vitello
Operations Director


Fernando Ayala
Kennel Maintenance

Laura Burke,
Certified Assistance Dog Trainer

Hayley Jo Burns
Apprentice Assistance Dog Trainer

Kelly Cancilla
Office, Finance & Marketing Assistant

Hannah Crane
Foster Adoption Coordinator

Michelle Erwin
Donor Support Coordinator

Ann Grossman Development Assistant

Suzi Hall Executive Assistant

Suzi Hall
Executive Assistant

Sarina Hulse
Kennel Tech

Brittany Jensen

Linda Kendrick
Kennel Tech & Volunteer Coordinator

Paula Lysinger
Obedience Trainer

Frank Marksman
Donor Services

Kimberly Miller Donor Support Coordinator

Emily Minah
Client Services

Jenny Nickelson Certified Assistance Dog Trainer

Jackie Nielsen
Finance Assistant

Alexandria Reese
Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Jessica Reichmuth
Certified Assistance Dog Trainer

Sena Short
Adoption Program Manager

Meagan Steahly
Accounting Manager

Nicole Tallman

Julia Wallace
Kennel Tech

Katie Ware
Apprentice Assistance Dog Trainer

Andrea Woodcock
Assistant Training Director

Anjanette Wright
Client Services

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