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Our leadership is comprised of a volunteer Board of Directors and our staff management team. Combined with our staff and volunteer teams, we are passionate about animal welfare and helping people and pets.

Board of Directors

Angela Woods, President

PROFESSION: Manager, People and Culture Operations
EMPLOYER: Perimeter Institute
LOCATION: Kitchener/Waterloo

About Angela

Nickola Voegelin, Vice President

PROFESSION: General Counsel
EMPLOYER: University of Waterloo
LOCATION: Kitchener/Waterloo

About Nickola

Alex Wiltshire, Secretary

PROFESSION: Director, Reinsurance Operations
EMPLOYER: Manulife
LOCATION: Stratford/Perth

About Alex

Rob Grein, Treasurer

EMPLOYER: PMG Intelligence
LOCATION: Kitchener/Waterloo

About Rob

Andrea Roth, Director

PROFESSION: Business Consultant
EMPLOYER: Self-Employed
LOCATION: Kitchener/Waterloo

About Andrea

Carleen Carroll, Director

PROFESSION: Assistant Vice President External Relations
EMPLOYER: Wilfrid Laurier University
LOCATION: Kitchener/Waterloo

About Carleen

Krista Linklater, Director

PROFESSION: Consultant
EMPLOYER: Self Employed
LOCATION: Stratford/Perth

About Krista

Mark Fox, Director

PROFESSION: Owning Partner, Chief Technology Officer | VP & Owning Partner
EMPLOYER: Brand Momentum Inc. | Paygos Inc
LOCATION: Kitchener/Waterloo

About Mark

Lucinda Wallace, Director

PROFESSION: Vice President, Marketing & Corporate Development
LOCATION: Kitchener/Waterloo

About Lucinda

Michael Banham, Director

PROFESSION: Chief Client Officer
EMPLOYER: PMG Intelligence
LOCATION: Kitchener/Waterloo

About Michael

Jan Bockmaster, Director

PROFESSION: Leisure Specialist & Creative Junkie
LOCATION: Kitchener/Waterloo

About Jan

Nathan Riedel, Director

PROFESSION: Senior Program Manager
EMPLOYER: Ontario Drive & Gear
LOCATION: Kitchener/Waterloo

About Nathan

Leadership Team


Victoria Baby, Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Sarah Thompson, Veterinary Director

Thomas Hemming, Director of Finance

Calla James, Director of Community Engagement & Outreach

Jordan Baker, Director of Development


Javeria Khawar, Senior Manager People and Culture

Amanda Hawkins, Senior Manager of Animal Care


Amber Gaynor, Manager of Animal Care - Stratford Perth Animal Centre

Janice Maxwell, Manager of Animal Services


Nasreen, Manager of Marketing & Communications

Denise Rowse, Manager of Volunteers

Kathleen McCaughey, Manager of Community Programs

Bryan Chatten, Manager of Events & Partnerships


Linnea Knight, Manager of Education