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
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.
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.
Kelly Gibson joined SAS in May, 2019 after serving on the SAS Fundraising Committee and aiding with special projects such as the Strategic Planning Process in 2018. Previously she worked in both the nonprofit and private sectors in program management and development, and she received her Master’s Degree in Public Administration and Policy from American University. In her pivotal role at SAS, she is committed to engaging the community to improve animal welfare. She can be reached at: KellyGibson@scituateanimalshelter.org
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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.
Lindsay Kimball served as a canine care volunteer at the Scituate Animal Shelter 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.
Jo Randolph joined the team in 2022 but has been a volunteer in animal shelters for over 20 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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."
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