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Marcia Mayeda, CAWA

Marcia Mayeda, CAWA


Marcia Mayeda is the Director of the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control.

Melanie Sadek

Melanie Sadek

Vice President

Melanie Sadek is the Executive Director of the Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton, CA.

Gina Knepp

Gina Knepp


Gina Knepp is the National Shelter Engagement Director for Michelson Found Animals Foundation and former manager of the Sacramento Front Street Animal Shelter.

Leilani Fratis

Leilani Fratis


Leilani Fratis is the CEO of Placer SPCA in Roseville, CA.

Phillip Zimmerman

Phillip is the manager of the Sacramento Front Street Animal Shelter

Dr. Gary Weitzman, DVM, MPH, CAWA

Gary is the President and CEO of San Diego Humane Society.

Jackie Rose, JD, MS, CAWA

Jackie serves as the Director of Animal Services for Ventura County Animal Services (VCAS).

Stephanie Nistler

Stephanie is the Executive Director for the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe (HSTT).

Nancy McKenney, MNPL, CAWA

Nancy is the CEO of Marin Humane.

George W. Harding, IV, MBA, CAWA

George is the Animal Services Manager for the City of Antioch, California.

Nick Cullen, CAWA

Nick serves as the Director of Kern County Animal Services.

Madeline Bernstein

Madeline is the President of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA).

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Mailing Address

PO Box 249 | Penn Valley, CA 95946

510.525.2744 |

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California's animal care and control agencies, SPCAs, and humane societies are not directly affiliated with any of the national animal welfare organizations, such as Humane Society of the United States and American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.  Read more here.