Our Team

Our leadership team is comprised of exceptional individuals who all have one thing in common…a passionate dedication to saving animals and finding them loving adoptive homes. This includes our Board and Advisors listed below.

Our team also includes many volunteers who provide the necessary support a no-kill shelter demands. We stand proud in our success as a well-run animal rescue organization and our achievements.

Board of Directors

Karen Azarchi, President: kazarchi@easelnj.org
Dr. Georgia Arvanitis, Vice President
Jill Ann Murphy, Treasurer
Joann Bruno, Secretary

Michael Butler, Esq
Mary Calvert
Marianne DiMola
Cheri Hennessy Durst
Christy Garrison
Cindy Hollender
Dr. John Kazmierczak, D.V.M.
Jeffrey Lang
David Matthau
Mark Phillips, Shelter Manager: mphillips@easelnj.org
Chris Ridorfino
Wendy Sturgeon, Executive Director: wsturgeon@easelnj.org

Advisory Committee

Amy McCaa
Dennis Daly
Diane Bailey
Diane Hasili
Reed Gusciora, Assemblyman
Vince Sacco