Board of Directors and Advisors

Deborah Schutt
Schutt & Company

Cheryl Gault

Jeanne Towar

Chris Anderson

Jodie Ellison

Reva Laituri

Diana Newman

Iris Parlangeli

Michelle Spranger

Jaime Wolfe


Dr. Jeff Fortna, DVM, MS

Lisa Rabine, ABCDT, Trainer

Data Coordinator:
Lin Gardiner

Rescue Certification Coordinator:
Jaime Wolfe



Richard Angelo, Jr., Esq.
Legislative Attorney, Best Friends Animal Society

Gary Davison
Davison Associates

Beatrice M. Friedlander, J.D.
Attorneys for Animals

Tawny Hammond
Midwest Regional Director, Best Friends Animal Society

Tanya Hilgendorf
President and CEO, Humane Society of Huron Valley

Christie Keith

Ken Kempkens
Humane Society of Macomb Foundation

Charlie Langton
Fox 2 News and WWJ

Courtney Protz-Sanders
Executive Director, Paws for Life Rescue; Board Trustee, Mi-PACA 

Amber Sitko
President and Founder, All About Animals Rescue 

Pam Sordyl
Founder, Puppy Mill Awarenesss of Southeast Michigan; Founder, Michigan Friends of Companion Animals; District Leader, Humane Society of the United States

Joseph Sowerby
Founder, Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo and Pet-a-Palooza