Leadership & Staff

To contact a staff person by phone, please call (800) 990-3647 followed by their 3-digit extension (below). To contact a staff person by email, use their first name, followed by @dogsforbetterlives.org. General mailing address: Dogs for Better Lives, 10175 Wheeler Road, Central Point, Oregon 97502.

Leadership

To learn more about a respective leadership member, click on their profile photo below.

John Drach
Training Director
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Harvey Potts
Development Director
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Meagan Steahly
Finance Director
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Bryan Williams
President & CEO

Staff

Fernando Ayala

Facilities Manager
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Kelly Cancilla
Development Coordinator
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Wanda Cockey
Development Manager
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Hannah Crane
Foster Puppy Program Coordinator
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Laura Encinas
Certified Assistance Dog Trainer
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Michelle Erwin
Media and Outreach Specialist
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Sarina Duncan
Kennel Manager
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Brittany Jensen
Finance Manager
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Destiny Johal
Kennel Tech
Linda Kendrick
Kennel Tech
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Katie Knutson
Certified Assistance Dog Trainer
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Paula Lysinger
Obedience Trainer and Breeding Program Coordinator
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Emily Minah
Client Services Field Representative
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Jenny Nickelson Client Services Field Representative
Jackie Nielson
Finance Assistant
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Sarah Owen
Apprentice Assistance Dog Trainer
 
Brittany Peery
Apprentice Assistance Dog Trainer
Terrie Pinkerton Fuller
Executive Assistant
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Mike Poremba
Apprentice Assistance Dog Trainer
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Jess Reichmuth
Certified Assistance Dog Trainer
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Jon Richards
Human Resource Coordinator
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Monica Schuster
Marketing and Communications 
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Kaylynn Shaw
Kennel Tech
Jenna Stafford
Donor Services Associate
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Sena Johnson
Adoption Program Coordinator
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Nicole Tallman
Staff Accountant
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Andrea Woodcock
Training Manager
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Anjanette Wright
Client Services
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