Our governing board currently acts primarily in an advisory fashion. As we grow it shall also serve as key drivers of our fundraising and networking efforts in the community.  We aim for our board to be as strategically diverse as possible.


Our board currently includes:


Dr. Erin McNamara serves as our Medical Director.  She is also the Staff Veterinarian at Big Dog Ranch Rescue and Co-founder, along with her husband at Surfside Pet Hospital.  She recently added animal acupuncture to her acumen.


Influential, award-winning Nashville Songwriter and activist Jen Foster.  Jen is also proudly in recovery and the caretaker of 4 wonderful rescue dogs.  www.jenfoster.com


Animal Rescuer and Philanthropist – Riki Shaw


Naval Canine Unit Trainer, and EMT – Michael Bordner


Highly respected and experienced in the world of non-profit leadership, board development and governance, Co-Founder of “The Auction Ladies” – Michele Poole.


We are searching for a cross-section of passionate, innovative, and skilled people to join the board at this time.  Board variety and engagement is key.  We truly need the board’s assistance and guidance if we are to grow this organization to meet its maximum potential to do good works.