Our Staff and Board

We employ 3 full-time and 8 part-time employees, along with numerous volunteers. The paid staff are:

 
NamePositionTelephone
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Executive Director (630) 960-9600 ext. 25
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Animal Care Manager (630) 960-9600 ext. 23
Brigitte Black Animal Care Assistant  
Erica Reh Animal Care Assistant  
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Volunteer Coordinator (630) 960-9600 ext. 45
Laney Forman Adoption Desk Manager (630) 960-9600 ext. 10
Kitty van Gemmeren Night/Weekend Manager (630) 960-9600 ext. 0
Roberta Diehl Night/Weekend Manager (630) 960-9600 ext. 0
Deb Waggoner Night/Weekend Manager (630) 960-9600 ext. 0
Carol Thygesen Night/Weekend Manager (630) 960-9600 ext. 0
Kathy Hanley Night/Weekend Manager (630) 960-9600 ext. 0
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Humane Education Manager (630)960-9600 ext. 24

 

WSHS Board of Directors

WSHS Board Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every other month. If you think you have something to contribute as a member of our Board of Directors, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Executive Director.

The current board members are:

Name Position
Jennifer Bahlmann President
Ruth Cloonan Vice President
Cathy Pesavento Controller/Treasurer
Brian McLachlan Recording Secretary
Christian Ambler Director
Lorie Bonham Director
Tim Brandes Director
Dexter Evans Director
Christopher Gorman Director
Jim Ingold Director
Angela Keate Director
Mark Stromberg Director
Diana Tsai Director
Peter Van Veen Director

Donate to WSHS

WSHS can accept credit-card donations online using a secure server. Click on the Donate Now button. You can choose how your donation will be used! All donations are tax deductible.

In addition to monetary donations, we are always grateful for non-monetary donations. Click here to find a list of accepted items we would greatly appreciate receiving.