Open: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 12-3pm. Thursday 5-7pm; Closed Mon & Wed.

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:
Dr. Georgia Arvanitis, Vice President, MbGa Scientific LLC
Jack Hammell, Treasurer, Mercadien Accounting
Cheri Hennessy Durst, Secretary, ED, Society for Human Resource Management

Donna Bouchard, Vice President, Hamilton Jewelers
Marianne DiMola, Global Care Management
Dr. Michael Tokiwa, Progressive Veterinary Care
Jeffrey Lang, Esq,  Stark & Stark
Iain McWhinney, Senior Director,  Johnson & Johnson

Advisory Committee

Andrea Anastasio, Friends Forever Pet
Michael Butler, Esq, Eckert  Seaman
Dr. Lori Duggan, DVM
Diane Hasili, Capital Health
David Matthau, 101.5 Radio
Vince Sacco, Blackrock


Scott Ardinger Director of Development

Lori Cima, Director of Shelter Operations,
Mark Phillips, Director of Animal Services,
Kim Callea, Assistant Manager,
Andreya Dunks, Assistant Manager,