Staff & Board

Staff

Administration

annieC. Annie Peters
President & CEO
Pet Partners CMODavid E. Williams, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Linda Dicus with Kalei
Executive Assistant
Chris Calabro with Oscar and Heidi
Director of Technology

Therapy Animal Program

Mary Margaret Callahan
Sr. National Director of Program Development
Bilyana and OdieBilyana Yakova with Odie 
Program Manager
Jesse and RoadieJesse Haas and Roadie
Program Manager
Felice Nightengale with Spook
Learning Administrator
Lisa Zeiner with Kit and Macy
Instructor/Evaluator Support Specialist
Kate Pitroff with La Llorona
Program Operations Coordinator
Elisabeth Van Every with Kaga and Drina Program Operations Coordinator
Natalie and KanacNatalie Pond with Kanac
Volunteer Engagement & Support Specialist

Development & Strategic Partnerships

Traci Pryor with Frisco
Senior Director, National Strategic Partnerships
Mary Bohmke with Sharon and Ty Bear
Senior Philanthropic Advisor
View More: http://sarahgracephotos.pass.us/hamline2016Brynna Morgan
Donor Care Specialist

Communications

Evan WightEvan Wight
National Director of Marketing

profile pic(1)Madeline Bennett
Marketing, PR & Social Media Coordinator

Accounting

Teresa Starr with Simba and Charlie
Director of Finance

staff-MarcMarc Courtmanch with Dolly and Nemo
Staff Accountant

2016 Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Diana KiriakidesBoard Chair
Diana Kiriakides

Global Executive Recruitment

 

Michael SappBoard Vice Chair
Michael Sapp

Vice President, Merchandising – Corporate
PetSmart

 

Treasurer
Lori Ware
Chief Financial Officer / Vice President of Finance
Penn National Gaming

Stacey NeuSecretary
Stacey Neu
Sr. Vice President, Human Resources
Spectrum Brands, Inc.

 

Mary_CraigImmediate Past Board Chair (EX Officio)
Mary Craig, DVM, MBA
Gentle Goodbye Veterinary Hospice

 

 

Board Members

Chad Biagini 2Chad Biagini
Managing Director of North America
Nolan Partners

 

 

 

Lisa Burby

Lisa Burby
Brand Marketing, Planning & Integration

 

 

Ron BurnsRon Burns
Owner
Burns Studio Publishing

 

 

Michael Castagna, PharmD
Chief Commercial Officer
MannKind Corporation.

 

Cathleen Enright, PhDCathleen Enright
President & CEO
Pet Food Institute

 

 

Jim Hedington
Principal Executive Recruiting Director
Starbucks Coffee Company

Brad Kehlm and BuddyBrad Kehm
Emerging Markets Sales Director, Young Athletes
Nike, Inc.

 

 

Jeff Keune

Jeff Keune 
Brand Marketing, Planning and Activation

 

 

 

Brett Lauter
Vice President, Global Ecommerce and Media
Carhartt

Julie LawlessJulie Lawless
Senior Director, Corporate Affairs
Elanco Animal Health

 

 

Mike MossholderMike Mossholder
Executive Vice President, Global Marketing Partnerships
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

 

 

MPriceMichael Price
Founder
Price Management

 

 

 

Ashwin Raj
General Manager, Amazon Payments & Webstore – North America
Amazon, Inc.

Human-Animal Bond Advisory Board (HABAB)

HABAB Chair
Aubrey Fine, Ed.D
Professor of Education
Cal State Polytechnic

 

 

HABAB Members

Sandra B. Barker, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Bill Balaban Chair in Human-Animal Interaction, Center Director
School of Medicine Center for Human-Animal Interaction, Virginia Commonwealth University

Peter C. Canning, PhD.
Senior Research Advisor, Bioproduct Innovation
Elanco Animal Health

Steve Dale, CABC
President
Steve Dale’s Pet World, LLC

Steven L. Feldman
Executive Director
Human-Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) Foundation

Lisa M. Freeman, DVM, PhD, DACVN
Professor of Veterinary Nutrition
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University

Nancy R. Gee, PhD
Research Manager, Human-Animal Interaction
WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition

Kathy R. Mitchell
Director, US Government Relations
Zoetis, Inc.

Maggie O’Haire, PhD
Assistant Professor of Human-Animal Interaction
Purdue University

Peter Rabinowitz, MD, MPH
Director, Center for One Health Research
University of Washington

Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, DipACVIM
Professor
Ontario Veterinary College, Department of Pathobiology
University of Guelph

Melissa Y. Winkle, OTR/L
President
Animal Assisted Interventions International
Dogwood Therapy Services