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Our Leadership Team

Board of Directors

Jeanne Lind – Retired, Safeco Insurance

Vice President
James Petts –

Wendy Dennis – Safeco Insurance

Interim Treasurer
Melanie Kelsey – Microsoft

Kathy Centala – Retired, United Airlines

Board Members
Meg Brunner – University of Washington
Tracey Frankcom – Microsoft
Jana Phillips – American Cancer Society
Toni Zonneveld – Bartell Drugs
Whitney Whitworth – Close to Creative

Management Staff

Interim Executive Director
Linda Benson

Development Director
Connie Gabelein

Adoption Program Manager
Austin Dvorak

Administrative Manager
Carol Lamar

Manager of Foster Care Programs
Susan Bark


BabesJoin the Purrfect Pals Board of Directors!

We are pleased to be recruiting for new Board Members to support our organization. We are looking for candidates who possess a passion for cats, leadership skills and experience and expertise in fundraising, business administration, accounting, finance, sales, marketing, law, public relations, project management or event planning.

All Board Members are expected to attend monthly Board meetings (currently held on Sundays in Brier) and actively participate on at least one committee.

If you are interested in being considered as a candidate for openings on our Board, please email your resume to our Executive Director.