Hours of Operation
Daily 12pm-3pm
Wed. & Fri. Evenings 5pm-7pm

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, BIG A, LLC:   kazarchi@easelnj.org
Dr. Georgia Arvanitis, Vice President, MbGa Scientific LLC.
John Cannady, Treasurer, CPA Lear & Pennepacker
Cheri Hennessy Durst, ED, Society for Human Resource Management, Secretary

Michael Butler, Esq, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
Mary Calvert, The Lawrenceville School
Marianne DiMola, Global Care Management
Jeffrey Lang, Esq,  Stark & Stark
Iain McWhinney, Johnson & Johnson

Advisory Committee

Dennis Daly, Esq., Fidelity National Information Service
Diane Bailey, Education Testing Service
Diane Hasili, Capital Health
David Matthau, 101.5 Radio
Vince Sacco, Blackrock
Annie Trinkle, Animal Alliance


Mark Phillips, Director of Operations, mphillips@easelnj.org
Elaine Pelke, Shelter Manager, epelke@easelnj.org