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Staff

HSSC is powered by a dedicated team of over 40 employees, including 3 full-time veterinarians. The work is challenging and fast-paced—and heartbreaking at times—but ultimately very rewarding. Time and again, we witness the incredible resilience of animals. We see the beginning stages of amazing relationships between adopters and their new pets. We enrich people’s lives through interactions with animals. We work with talented, passionate people who endeavor to bring about a world where all animals are cared for and loved. For a list of who to contact regarding specific inquiries, please see our Contact Us page.

Interested in working at HSSC? Click the button below to see current employment opportunities.

Administration & Fundraising

SALLY BAILEY

Accounting Associate

ANNA GONCE

Executive Director

JENNY HAMNER

Philanthropic Coordinator

ERIN JORDAN

Human Resources Specialist

AUTUMN STEINER

Senior Director of Philanthropy

Animal Care & Adoptions

STEPHANIE BARTH

Animal Care Specialist

TOMMY BLOOM

Adoption Counselor

JEFF DOWLING

Maintenance Supervisor

KERRY ESPARZA

Admissions Supervisor

EMORY GROENEVELD

Animal Care Supervisor

REBECCA GUSTAFSON

Senior Director of Operations

ANN HARRISON

Animal Care Specialist

ALYSON LUTES

Adoption Counselor

KATE MELILLO

Animal Care Specialist

MORGAN MENTO

Animal Care Specialist

LISA MERLET

Lead Animal Care Specialist

ALLISON PAGE

Adoption & Foster Care Coordinator

DARIANA QUINTANA

Animal Care Specialist

KATE ROSE

Lead Animal Care Specialist

WILLIAM RUHMSHOTTEL

Animal Care Specialist

RICHARD SANFORD

Animal Care Specialist

TRACY STODDARD

Adoption & Foster Program Manager

GENEVIEVE WARNER

Animal Care Specialist

GEOFFREY WEBBER

Lead Animal Care Specialist

KAILA WHITE

Animal Care Specialist

ERIC WILLIAMS

Animal Care Specialist

TAYLOR WOLFE

Medical Operations Supervisor

Outreach & Engagement

GINNY ARMINGTON

Director of Community Outreach

KRISTIN COOPER

Graphic Designer

MERCEDES CRUZ

Marketing Assistant

ALISSA JACKSON

Marketing Coordinator

MANDY RAY

Volunteer Coordinator

Animal Clinic of HSSC

DR. KIRSTEN BUI

Associate Veterinarian

CARLOS BUSTOS TAVERA

Veterinary Technician

KASSIE CREIGHTON-WOOD

Clinic Manager

DR. ELIZABETH DAMMERS

Associate Veterinarian

SHANIYA EVERETT

Veterinary Technician Assistant

TRACY HUTTER

Veterinary Technician

DR. IVAN IVANOV

Medical Director

SHYLA JAMES

Receptionist

ASHLEY LYSAUGHT

Veterinary Technician Assistant

MCKENZIE PETERSON

Veterinary Technician Supervisor

MICHON PRATT

Veterinary Technician

SARA WERNER

Receptionist

Animal Support Staff

BRUTIS

Lead Sawyer of Logs

CHILI

Itty Bitty Welcome Committee—Marketing Division

COVID

Pandemic Response Manager

CRONA

Assistant to the Pandemic Response Manager

FERGUSON

Dean of Discipline

GIL FERAL

Medical Claims and "Gilling" Specialist

KAIA

Accounts Retrievable

KANE

Conductor of Kane Train Express in Licksville

KHLOE

Itty Bitty Welcome Committee—Shelter Division

KINGSLEY

Stuffed Animal in Disguise

KYA

Treasurer of Tennis Balls

LULU

Squirrel Patrol Officer, Resident Escape Artist & Tongue Anti-Depressor

MADAME FRAN

Cultural Attaché & Etiquette Specialist

MR. FISHY BUBBLEMAN

CFO (Chief Fish Officer) — Aquatics Division

NETTIE

Hall Monitor

PENNY

Chief Happiness Officer

PERCY

Head of Clinic for Protection of Magical Species

RAMSEY

Treat Pouch Inspector—Quality Control Division

RILEY

Safety and Security Coordinator—Shelter Division

SAWYER

Chief of Fur Distribution

SCOOBI

Detector of Mischief & Mysteries

WHOPPER

Co-Paw—Detector of Mischief & Mysteries

ZEUS

Head of Large Paw Division in Adoptions

THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF SARASOTA COUNTY
2331 15th Street | Sarasota, FL 34237 | 941.955.4131 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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1090 North Tuttle Ave | Sarasota, FL 34237 | 941.364.3605 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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