Meet Our Team

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

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

Mike Morrisette
Development Manager
(509) 426-2686
mmorrisette@yakimahumane.org

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

Adoption Center Staff
Annie Flores, Volunteer & Foster Coordinator
Kelly Shields, Adoption Lead
Kellie Rixie, Transfer Coordinator
Mary Spaulding, Pet Care Coordinator
James Clough, Animal Control Officer
Benji Hernandez, Animal Control Officer
Joe Martinez, Animal Control Officer
Stephanie Reihs, Animal Control Officer
Nicole Rodriguez, Animal Control Officer
Tabitha Rowe, Animal Control Officer
Rochelle Ruybal, Animal Control Officer
Donna Davis, Animal Care Technician
Karla Delgado, Animal Care Technician
Nichole Derifield, Animal Care Technician
Jessica Gutierrez, Animal Care Technician
Nicole Marroquin, Animal Care Technician
Victoria Venegas, Animal Care Technician
Alyssa Yates, Animal Care Technician

Spay & Neuter Clinic Staff
Camilee Euper, Licensed Veterinary Technician
Stephanie Garay, Office Assistant
Cynthia Kanzler, Veterinary Assistant
Koleena VanSickel, Veterinary Assistant

Board of Directors
Matthew Russell, President
Amy Maib, Vice President
Becky Nissen, Treasurer
Coreena Holden, Secretary
Crystal Atteberry, Director
Brooke Barnes, Director
Trena Cloyd, Director
Tim Daw, Director
Brian Griff, Director
Nancy Hecox, Director
Michelle Hudson, Director
Angela Menashe, Director
Laurie Morales, Director