Meet Our Team

Leadership Staff
Vaughn Merry
Executive Director
(509) 426-2478
vmerry@yakimahumane.org

Helena Parrish
Director of Operations
(509) 457-6854 ext. 102
hparrish@yakimahumane.org

Jennifer Fitzpatrick, DVM
Medical Director
(509) 426-2460
jfitzpatrick@yakimahumane.org

Patsy Dye
Adoption Center Manager
(509) 457-6854 ext. 103
pdye@yakimahumane.org

Adoption Center Staff
Mary Wilsey, Transfer Coordinator
Kellie Rixie, Pet Photography Specialist
George Garcia-Mendez, Animal Control Officer
Benji Hernandez, Animal Control Officer
Stephanie Reihs, Animal Control Officer
Nicole Rodriguez, Animal Control Officer
Victoria Venegas, Animal Control Officer
Eugene Westphall, Animal Control Officer
Kristen Crossett-Zirkle, Client Services Representative
Elizabeth McIntosh, Client Services Representative
Kelly Shields, Client Services Representative
Heaven Calvert, Animal Care Technician
Donna Davis, Animal Care Technician
Karla Delgado, Animal Care Technician
Nichole Derifield, Animal Care Technician
Victoria Dumlao, Animal Care Technician
Nicole Marroquin, Animal Care Technician
Alvaro Soria, Animal Care Technician
Brad Wise, Animal Care Technician
Alyssa Yates, Animal Care Technician

Spay & Neuter Clinic Staff
Camilee Euper, Licensed Veterinary Technician
Ellen Peterson, Office Assistant
Amanda Swallow, Veterinary Assistant
Koleena VanSickel, Veterinary Assistant
Linda Hankel, Kennel Assistant

Board of Directors
Kelly Murray, President
Tim Daw, Vice President
Coreena Holden, Secretary
Michelle Hatton, Treasurer
Tobi Crouch, Director
Amy Maib, Director
Angela Menashe, Director
Ryan Moore, Director
Laurie Morales, Director
Mary Jo Pinnell, Director