Maryann Regan joined SAS in 2016. Previously Director of Shelter Operations for the Animal Rescue League of Boston, Maryann has a Masters Degree in Community Leadership from Duquesne University and also studied Non-Profit Management & Leadership at Boston University.
Prior to joining SAS, Maryann served on the Board of the New England Federation of Humane Societies for 6 years. Maryann adopted SAS alum cat Joshua in 2018. MaryannRegan@ScituateAnimalShelter.org
Julia Bentley, DVM joined SAS in Summer of 2022. In her life and career, Julia has shown a dedication to helping the neediest animals, serving as a Board member for Project Samana, a global non-profit that provides veterinary care and instruction to poor countries throughout the world, and serving as a Field Veterinarian in Thailand, Indonesia and the Dominican Republic. Prior to joining SAS, Julia was Associate Veterinarian at Sunderland Hospital (Sunderland, MA) and worked as a relief veterinarian serving small animal clinics throughout Massachusetts. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Massachusetts and received her veterinary degree from Western University of Health Services in Pomona, California.
Courtney Burke joined SAS in 2023. She came to us with over 15 years of experience, and has a Business Management Associate's Degree in Accounting/Finance.
In addition to her professional experience, Courtney is also a United States Army veteran and a mother of three.
Courtney grew up in Scituate. She now lives in Hull with a menagerie of five rescue pets, including two Scituate Animal Shelter alums: three cats, one dog and one
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Amanda Eddy Baker joined SAS in the summer of 2017 after serving as a volunteer. A lifelong animal lover and graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Boston, Amanda lives in Scituate with her husband, daughter, and four rescue pets (three of which were adopted from SAS). Amanda can be reached at email@example.com
Bonnie Morrissey is a certified veterinary technician with over 18 years of experience in surgery, shelter medicine and general practice. She has certification in 'Fear Free Shelters,' a program dedicated to reducing anxiety and stress in shelter pets. Bonnie, her husband and their 4 kids are long-time Scituate residents. Bonnie joined the SAS team in January, 2022. firstname.lastname@example.org
Carolyn Ryan comes to SAS with over 23 years of animal welfare and sheltering experience, most recently serving as branch manager with the Animal Rescue League of Boston. At ARL, she worked closely with animal behaviorists to evaluate, develop and put into practice training protocols for thousands of dogs, cats and small animals with a wide range of dispositions and behavioral issues. In keeping with SAS's guiding philosophy, Carolyn practices all positive reinforcement training and is a firm believer in the importance of enrichment activities to help animals' emotional wellbeing during their shelter stays. Carolyn lives with her husband, their baby daughter, and a (female) dog named Davy Crockett.
Jo Randolph was promoted to Shelter Operations Supervisor in 2023; while she aids with adoptions, her primary focus is volunteer recruitment, communications and management. Jo graduated from Colgate University and joined the Scituate Animal Shelter team as a Shelter Operations Assistant in 2022. She has been a volunteer in animal shelters for over twenty years, including serving as a canine care volunteer with SAS since 2010.
Jo lives in Norwell with her husband, three children, and two grumpy senior English mastiffs.
Lindsay Kimball served as a canine care volunteer at the Scituate Animal Shelter for two years, prior to taking a break to start her family. She joined the SAS staff in 2018.
A lifelong animal lover, Lindsay's passion is working with and trying to help harder-to-place animals. She resides locally with her husband, her 3 children & rescue dog, Polo.
Shayla Gerrier joined our staff in 2022 after having previously served as a volunteer with SAS. She is a certified Dental Assistant (for humans) and has her Associates Degree.
Shayla not only has extensive experience with animals of all kinds (and all sizes!), she is also mom to three children, two dogs, three cats and two chinchillas.
Sharon Kelleher joined SAS in May of 2023. She is a graduate of Quincy college with an Associates Degree in Business. Her love of all animals came from a young age growing up in a busy household with many cats and a dog. She has owned many of her own dogs as well as a rabbit & even adopted a dog named Snoopy from SAS! Sharon is Snoopy’s n
Sharon Kelleher joined SAS in May of 2023. She is a graduate of Quincy college with an Associates Degree in Business. Her love of all animals came from a young age growing up in a busy household with many cats and a dog. She has owned many of her own dogs as well as a rabbit & even adopted a dog named Snoopy from SAS! Sharon is Snoopy’s new mother but also a mother of two daughters and a Nana to two beautiful grandchildren.
Russ Grant joined the SAS staff in 2022. A former homicide detective turned tv writer, he grew up in a family of tradespersons. As a source of free labor for his family's construction and renovation projects, he acquired the skills he is excited to share with SAS. Russ lives in Humarock with his wife, Susan, and their four dogs. He also serves as a Canine Volunteer.
Jeanne Christo joined as a cat care & front desk volunteer in 2011 and became the donor database administrator in 2013. Jeanne has worked in the consulting industry for 30+ years as a data visualization team member. Cats have owned her all her life, but she loves all animals and considers SAS her “happy place.” She can be reached at email@example.com
Kim Donovan After many years as a Canine Care Volunteer, Kim joined the SAS staff in 2014 as Donors Relations Assistant. She's worked at Milton’s Trailside Museum, Mass Audubon Society & for the Town of Scituate & now finds writing thank you letters to generous SAS benefactors a rewarding part-time job. She & her husband live in Marshfield Hills with rescue dogs “Goldie” & “Sergeant."