Board of Directors

Officers

Chair – John L. Donnelly
Vice Chair – Curt J. Landtroop
TreasurerMatthew E. Zames
Assistant Treasurer – Susan Ludwig, ex-officio
SecretaryJane Adams
Assistant Secretary – Laura Peterman, ex-officio
President & CEO – Thomas A. Panek, ex-officio

Management

  • Susan Ludwig
    Susan Ludwig Controller
  • Bill Ma
    Bill Ma Head of Technology and Operations
  • Janine Petroro
    Janine Petroro Director of Human Resources

Development

  • Elena Consalvo
    Elena Consalvo Chief Development Officer
  • Gail Resnikoff
    Gail Resnikoff Director of Planned Giving
  • Rebekah Cross
    Rebekah Cross Donor Relations Officer
  • Heather McGorman
    Heather McGorman Manager, Foundation Relations
  • Bill Totten
    Bill Totten Sr. Director of Digital Marketing

Training, Admissions and Student Services

  • Jessy DiNapoli
    Jessy DiNapoli Manager of Admissions
  • James Gardner
    James Gardner Director of Home Training
  • Ellin Purcell
    Ellin Purcell Director of Specialized Training
  • Gerald Brenninkmeyer
    Gerald Brenninkmeyer Director of Canine Program Development
  • Stephanie Fedele, RN, BSN, Nurse Manager
    Stephanie Fedele, RN, BSN, Nurse Manager Student Health Services
  • Ben Cawley
    Ben Cawley Director of Regional Training Programs

Veterinary Services

  • Dr. Beth Brenninkmeyer, DVM
    Dr. Beth Brenninkmeyer, DVM Chief Veterinary Officer
  • Dr. Shannon Matthies, DVM
    Dr. Shannon Matthies, DVM Staff Veterinarian-PT
  • Valerie Quick
    Valerie Quick Training School Kennel Manager
  • Dr. Rachel Albert, DVM
    Dr. Rachel Albert, DVM STAFF VETERINARIAN
  • Dr. Marla Nance, DVM
    Dr. Marla Nance, DVM STAFF VETERINARIAN

Canine Development Center

  • Maria Lazzaro
    Maria Lazzaro Breeding Kennel & Brood/Stud Program
  • Kerry Lemerise
    Kerry Lemerise Puppy Program Manager
  • Jennifer White
    Jennifer White Whelping Kennel Manager
  • G-Lee Bridges
    G-Lee Bridges Early Socialization Manager
  • Ellen Mitchell
    Ellen Mitchell Volunteer Services Manager
  • Dell Rodman
    Dell Rodman Director of Operations, Canine Development Center
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