Our Team

Staff

Nicole Heskin

Shelter Manager

Nicole started with us in November 2021. Her favorite part about working here is seeing the smile on a new adopters face when they find a pet to bring into their family! Nicole has a German Shepherd named Holly, a Belgian Malinois named Koda, and a herd of guinea pigs.

Morgan Jaeger

Digital Content Coordinator

Morgan started with us in June 2021. Her favorite part about working here is getting to know each animal’s individual personality and seeing them find homes that fit those personalities. Morgan has a Golden Retriever/Boston Terrier puppy named Petunia and an orange tabby cat named Noodle.

Ethan Grove

Animal Care Assistant

Ethan started with us in 2018. His favorite part about working here is his sense of purpose he has at the end of the day. Ethan doesn’t currently have any pets but someday he hopes to be able to have a couple bee colonies to create honey and to help the environment.

Kelsey Woolever

Animal Care Assistant

Kelsey started with us in December 2021. Her favorite part about working here is caring for the animals each day! Kelsey has one Beagle named Violet!

Marisa Perry

Animal Care Assistant

Marisa started with us in June 2022. Her favorite part about working here is bonding with our animals, giving them the love and attention they deserve, helping to provide a safe and comfortable stay with us, and the excitement when our animals find their forever home. Marisa has one pit bull mix named Baby.

Board of Directors

Nancy Sykes

Board President

Nancy began her affiliation with us in May 2021. Her favorite part about being on the board is working with the other board members and staff and seeing the progress made on a daily basis. Nancy has a Chihuahua/Yorkshire Terrier Mix named Wylie and has had many different pets over the years.

Leela Hier

Board Vice President

Leela began her affiliation with us in September 2021. Her favorite part about being on the board is assisting in making improvements and renovations to the benefit of the cats and dogs as well as making the community spaces more functional and inviting. Leela has a 10 year old black Lab and 2 year old Brussels Griffon.

Leanne Novacek

Board Secretary

Leanne began her affiliation with us in October 2019. Her favorite part about being on the board is knowing she is making a difference in the lives of animals and the people that adopt them. Leanne has 3 cats named Ruby, Olive, and Boots, a Golden Retriever named Charlie, and a King Charles/Cocker Spaniel mix named Sophie.

Diane Christianson

Board Treasurer

Diane began her affiliation with us in October 2019. Her favorite part about being on the board is being part of a team that is fulfilling their mission by making lives better for cats and dogs.. Diane has a 4.5 year old Terrier mix named Harley.

Arianna Wambach

Board Member

Arianna began her affiliation with us in May 2021. Her favorite part about being on the board is taking part in community engaging events. Arianna has a 5 year old Hound mix named River, a 9 year old Beagle mix named Copper, and an 8 year old Cattle Dog mix named Jango.

Martha Wissmann

Board Member

Martha began her affiliation with us in January 2022. Her favorite part about being on the board is taking part in things that benefit the animals of our community. Martha previously had a Greyhound mix named Henry.

Joan Tronson

Board Member

Joan began her affiliation with us in April 2022. Her favorite part about being on the board is working together with like-minded people to help position the Humane Society to continue to do its good work. Joan has 2 rescue cats named Doolittle and Finnegan.

Danelle Amiot

Board Member

Danelle began her affiliation with us in May 2022. Her favorite part about being on the board is being out in the community and informing people about Scruffy Tails and the improvements that have been made as well as the big ones yet to come! Danelle has a Standard Poodle named Bruce, a Labradoodle named Murphy, and a rescue barn cat named Lois.

Val Tuseth

Board Member

Val began her affiliation with us in June 2022.

Board Meetings

Board meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6pm on the 2nd floor of the Humane Society.

The 2022 meetings are as follows:

  • September 20th
  • October 18th
  • November 15th
  • December 20th

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