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Hills Food, Shelter & Love


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Hills Food, Shelter & Love


It takes many dedicated trustees, staff members, and contractors to provide the extraordinary programs and services that we offer to our community. Feel free to contact any of our staff members or stop by the shelter to find out how we might assist you with your adoption, surrender, or pet-care needs.

Our Team


The following staff members are available to help you.

Board of Trustees

Maria Timmerman, President

Sharry Rutken, Vice President

Wendy Rizio, Treasurer

Kim Williams, Secretary

Bo Bergman, DVM

Nancy Boardman

Julia Craig

Al Dean

Shelli DuBoff

Kathryn Leech

Julius Rosenwald III

Service Providers

Emily Dowd, DVM (Veterinarian)

Raymond Koch, DVM (Veterinarian)

Katie McKenzie (Dog Behaviorist)

Maureen Kelly (Website Manager)

Cathi Comar, Executive Director

802-375-2898 ext. 307

Shona Ross, Director of Shelter Operations

802-375-2898 ext. 302

Santana Snyder, Feline Program Coordinator

802-375-2898 ext. 304

Troy Quinn, Canine Supervisor

802-375-2898 ext. 305

Jody Stewart, Medical Care Coordinator

802-375-2898 ext. 306

Michelle Kopeski, Feline Care Technician

Emily Jefferson, Feline Care Technician

Stephanie Wheat, Canine Care Technician