Maria joined the DRHS as President/CEO in October 2013. She has an extensive non-profit background with more than 17 years professional experience in nonprofit administration, fundraising and service excellence.
Director of Operations
Aimee, our Director of Operations, has been with the DRHS since 2008, previously serving a variety of positions including veterinary technician. She has extensive knowledge of small animal care and shelter operations. She adopted four dogs and a cat from the shelter. She also enjoys caring for her four horses. email@example.com
Dr. Debra Smith-Reed
Dr. Deb joined our team in July of 2015. She is from Dodgeville, WI and had previously worked at Richland Veterinary Service, LLC. She enjoys the variety and the constant learning that veterinary medicine has to offer. She loves to learn new things. She has an elderly Golden Retriever and two kittens that are very entertaining. firstname.lastname@example.org
Development & Marketing Director
Ann returned to the DRHS in May of 2014 as Development & Marketing Director. She had previously worked at the DRHS for 7 1/2 years. She brings 16 years of experience in special event planning, publication design, promotions, annual fund development, and media relations. She has three dogs (two were adopted from the DRHS) and cockatiels.
Human Resources & Administrative Manager
Joyce provides HR support for the DRHS. She helps establish protocol and procedures, manages general office operations and handles accounts payable. Joyce has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. She is a member of the National Society for Human Resources Management and is involved in TRIHRA (Tri-State Human Resource Association). She adopted Zoe, a Beagle/Blue Heeler mix, that was born at the shelter. email@example.com
Community Outreach Coordinator
Lisa Kucharski moved from Woodstock, Ill. to join the DRHS in December 2014 as our Community Outreach Coordinator. Lisa brings lifelong experience with animals including horses, chickens, rabbits, dogs and cats. She brought her Australian Shepherd rescue, Dash, with her to Dubuque. Lisa builds relationships with the community, schools and youth organizations in the area and directs the volunteer team. firstname.lastname@example.org