Executive Director @ Wenatchee Valley Humane Society
Dawn joined the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society (WVHS) as a member of the board of directors in 2007. She served as president of the board 2009-2011 when she stepped down from the board and into the role of Executive Director.
WVHS is a private, 501 c 3 non-profit organization with an open admission shelter. It provides Animal Care & Control services to 10 jurisdictions within Chelan and Douglas Counties.
WVHS also operates Club Pet, a boarding and day care faciltiy with indoor/outdoor play areas for group or individual play.
2011-2012 Dawn led a successful captial campaign to build a new $3 million shelter. The new shelter opened its doors in June 2015. It sits on nearly 5 acres with outdoor play yards, a walking trail and barn.
in 2017, Dawn added a Medical Director to the team to provide services to shelter animals. The clinic expanded its services to provide low or no cost public Spay/Neuter services. Other programs include Pets For Life, Community Cats and Pet Food Bank.
Dawn lives with her husband Philip on 5 acres, with 3 horses, 3 dogs and two AWOL barn buddies (Poncho and Lefty).