Our Staff

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Dr. Ariella Samson
Executive Director
ext. 249

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Dan Cody
Director of Leadership and Legacy Giving
ext. 265

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Michele Frennier
Director of Marketing
ext. 204

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Katie Kefalos
Director of Wildlife Rehabilitation
ext. 512

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Dara Metzger
Director of Medical Services
ext. 317

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Shannon O’Neill
Director of Shelter Programs
ext. 237

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Cathy Oskin
Director of Development
ext. 226

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Christine Serkoch
Director of Corporate Partnerships
ext. 292

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Sandra Smith
Director of Community Programs
ext. 509

Additional Staff Phone Number
Dr. Amy Kalinauskas, Senior Director of Medical Services 412-345-7300 ext. 223
Dr. Haley Bennett, Veterinarian
Dr. Kimberly Bareis, Veterinarian
Dr. Ryan Gaffke, Veterinarian
Adoptions Team 412-345-7300 ext. 215
Alexis Simonow, Population and Pathways Manager
Allison Ryan, Special Events Coordinator 412-345-7300 ext. 244
Amanda Geletko, Adoptions Manager 412-345-7300 ext. 270
Angela Shine, Digital Media Specialist 412-345-7300 ext. 206
Annie Beliles, Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator & Intern Coordinator 412-345-7300 ext. 500
Brianna Kaufman, Assistant Director of Medical Services 412-345-7300 ext. 319
Camille Burke, Veterinary Services Manager 412-345-7300 ext. 219
Carla Prince, Co-Director of Shelter Operations 412-345-7300 ext. 301
Chelsea Poteet, Wildlife Center Volunteer Manager 412-345-7300 ext. 233
Colleen Dougherty, Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager 412-345-7300 ext. 500
Elise Brado, Volunteer Manager 412-345-7300 ext. 231
Humane Investigations  412-345-7300 ext. 245
Katie Campbell, Senior Humane & Wildlife Education Specialist 412-345-7300 ext. 510
Lauren Gibbons, Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator and Release Site
Lost & Found 412-345-7300 ext. 216
Melanie Harris, Animal Care Manager 412-345-7300 ext. 209
Michaela Yonto, Admissions Manager 412-345-7300 ext. 228
Michelle Baker, Medical Services Manager 412-345-7300 ext. 232
Nancy Gump, Senior Veterinary Services Manager 412-345-7300 ext. 207
Rob Reese, Facilities Manager 412-345-7300 ext. 208
Sandi Comunale, Senior Humane & Wildlife Education Specialist 412-345-7300 ext. 508
Angel Barker, Leadership and Legacy Giving Specialist 412-345-7300 ext. 291
Veterinary Center (East Side) 412-345-7300 ext. 223
Veterinary Center (North Side) 412-345-7300 ext. 274

Board Leadership

  • Christine Robinette, Board President
  • Dan Deliso
  • Gerry Delon
  • Cheri Gmiter
  • David Grubman
  • Kim Holmberg
  • Laura Long
  • Daniel Potetz
  • Elizabeth Wild

Board Members

  • Pat Bostick
  • Scott Buckiso
  • Joseph Burgunder
  • Susan Citron
  • Jesse Coslov
  • Ashely Dougherty
  • Jason Honkus
  • Jason Hoover
  • Mark Kempic
  • Kathryn Kukla
  • Greg Martin
  • Ed Meyer
  • Donna Narduzzi
  • Anthony Pardo
  • Barb Ross
  • Clay Saftner
  • Julie Smith
  • Becky Torbin
  • Robert Trinkle
  • Elizabeth Wild

Advisory Board Members

  • Joy Hardy
  • Pamela Bena
  • Paul Block
  • Rori Carnahan
  • Martin Connelly
  • Melanie Crockard
  • David DeNinno
  • Bev Elliott
  • Reena Ganju
  • Susan Gitomer
  • Michael Heidkamp
  • Stacy Juchno
  • Carolyn Kozlowski
  • Timothy McVay
  • John Oliverio
  • Doug Price
  • Todd Reidbord
  • Lisa Sturiale
  • Kate Swanson
  • Nancy Watson
  • Sally Wiggin
  • Lauren Wright

Junior Advisory Council

  • Jessica Yaukey
  • Stephanie Bachman
  • Jennifer Beresky
  • Natalie Bezek
  • Madison Blazer
  • Brandon Bupp
  • Elizabeth Conway
  • Taylor Davis
  • Maddie Elias
  • Ali Emert
  • Alex Emrick
  • Elizabeth Imbarlina
  • Taylor Infante
  • Katie Krancevich
  • Christen Malone
  • James “JD” Mazzocco
  • Paul Nassbaum
  • Sloane O’Donnell
  • Jenn Osinski
  • Brittany Ramsey
  • Stephanie Rozman
  • Melanie Vadney
  • Lisa Whisler
  • Katie Willis
  • Brian Zagorac

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