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Meet the Leadership Team

The Humane Society of Utah employs over 100 full and part-time staff in two locations (Murray and St. George Utah). In addition, over 800 volunteers contribute their time and talent to the organization. 
 
For any questions, concerns or comments, visit our Contact Us page to reach any department.
 
Leadership and Key Staff

Leadership 

Karin Duncker, Director of Development
Aimee Eschenfelder, Director of Finance & Strategic Planning
Timna Fischbein, DVM, Medical Director
Rachel Heatley, Advocacy Director
Keli Johnson, Clinic Director
Vaughn Maurice, Executive Director
Guinn Shuster, Associate Director of Marketing & Communications
Juli Ulvestad, Director of Pet Resource Center Operations

Key Staff

Meredith Bleuer, DVM, Veterinarian
Lisa Burningham, Event/Corporate Volunteer Manager
Paul Chapin, DVM, Veterinarian
Shama Chapin, DVM, Veterinarian
Sarah Crossland, Administrative and Inclusion Manager
Shannon Egan, Corporate Relations & Communications Manager
Ira Epstein, Facilities Manager
Jolie Gordon, Foster & Volunteer Manager
Katie Gray, DVM, Veterinarian
Amber Henry, Admissions & Placement Manager
Jeannie Lambert, Animal Care Manager
Caitlin Lisle, Humane Education Director
Kaya Nielsen, Events & Merchandise Manager
Anjela Sullenger, Behavior & Training Manager
Tony Thacker, Adoptions Manager
Kelsie Watters, St. George Clinic Manager

Board of Directors
Craig S. Cook – President and General Counsel
Attorney, private practice
 
Christina Sears - Co-Vice President
Co-Founder, Connexion Point
 
Dr. John Ziegler - Co-Vice President
Physician, Premier Healthcare Partners
 
Cathy Nelson - Secretary
Professor Emeritus, University of Utah
 
Randy John - Treasurer
Credit Officer, Bank of the West
 
Timothy Pack
Attorney, Clyde Snow & Sessions Law Firm
 
Steven Starley 
Retired
 
Tim J. Williams 
President, !Ignition! Consulting Group
 
Susan Wood
Communications & Training Director, ULCT