Executive Director

Maryann Regan joined SAS in 2016. Previously Director of Shelter Operations for the Animal Rescue League of Boston, she 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.


Director of Programs & Operations

Ashley Davis  joined SAS in 2013.  At Westfield State University, she double majored in Biology and Environmental Science, and her dedication to animal welfare led her to leadership volunteer positions at animal organizations as early as her high school years.  Her background includes extensive veterinary tech experience.


Director of Finance

Peter Zona is a Certified Public Accountant who has worked as the SAS bookkeeper since 2013 prior to his promotion to his current role in 2014.    Previously a Canine Care Volunteer, his responsibilities include federal and state filings and the maintenance of all financial records.


Intake & Adoptions Manager

Amanda Eddy Baker joined SAS in 2017, having previously served as a Canine Care Volunteer.  A lifelong animal lover and graduate of University of Massachusetts at Boston, Amanda lives in Hull with her 3 dogs and one cat, all rescues, including two adopted from SAS.


Volunteer Program Manager

Kelly Gibson joined SAS in May, 2019.  Previously she worked at Strong Women, Strong Girls as a Mentor Coordinator and Site Leader where she helped better the lives of elementary school aged girls through community initiatives and by matching them up with volunteer mentors. Kelly received her Master’s Degree in Public Administration and Policy from American University.


Dog Training and Behavior Coordinator

Janice Gifford is passionate about helping  dogs via positive training methods only.  Hired by SAS in 2019, her credentials include status as a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT), a Fear-Free Certified Veterinary Professional, and a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.   Ms. Gifford worked previously as a veterinary technician, and most recently worked as a dog trainer both in class settings and with private clients.

Animal Care Supervisor


Linda Saccone joined SAS in spring of 2019.   A Cross Country Coach at Cohasset High School, she also works at Wishbones Pet Boutique in Scituate Harbor.  She is the mother of three human children and one dog named Breton.

Animal Care Supervisor


Janine Traft joined the Scituate Animal Shelter in the summer of 2018.    She has a lifelong love of animals and extensive experience with both animal care and animal handling.  Her past experience includes veterinary tech positions.

Animal Care Supervisor


Lindsay Woods served as a Canine Care Volunteer at SAS  prior to taking a break to start her family.  She joined SAS in 2018. A lifelong animal lover, her passion is working with and trying to help harder-to-place animals.   She  resides locally with her family and rescue dog, Polo. 

Database Administrator


Jeanne Christo processes donations and manages the SAS database of donors, adopters and volunteers. She lives in Marshfield with  three cats, including  shelter alum Romeow.

Administrative Assistant


Kim Donovan has been with SAS since 2014, helping with donor relations and writing acknowledge-ments to all of our generous donors.  Kim lives in Marshfield with her husband and three dogs.