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We are pleased to share a comprehensive listing of the Furkids staff and volunteers who are in managing roles throughout the organization’s two shelters, FIV house, 13 adoption centers, and Thrift Store.
Thank you to all of our staff members and volunteers for their amazing efforts each day to carry out our mission and who make Furkids such a wonderful organization!
Samantha Shelton President & CEO
Melvin Gordon, DVM Veterinarian Ethel Taylor, DVM (Volunteer) Veterinarian Lauren Frost Marketing & Promotions Manager
Cat Team Nancy Rivera Shelter Records Manager Jeani McGovern Veterinary Technician and FIV House Manager
Leah Stanley Volunteer Coordinator (onsite) Belinda Kach Volunteer Coordinator (virtual) Terri Brunson (Volunteer) Special Projects, Shelter Operations
Dana Starr (Volunteer) Foster Home Manager Jennifer Turover (Volunteer) Photographer, Adoptable Cat Listings, FIV House Co-Manager Jessica Stephenson (Volunteer) Adoption Team Co-Leader, Edgewood Petco Manager Julia Worrell (Volunteer) Adoption Team Co-Leader, Midtown PetSmart Manager Joyce Fetterman (Volunteer) Purrkids Program Manager
Cat Adoption Center Managers (Volunteer): Lauren Harrington, Sandji Chavis, Sheilah Tomberlin
Perimeter PetSmart Co-Managers
Julia Worrell and Michelle Manno Midtown PetSmart Co-Managers
Barbara Koll and Lynn Stroud
Northlake PetSmart Co-Managers
Nicole Neill and Jennifer Turover Mall of Georgia PetSmart Co-Managers
Liz Mays Smyrna Petco Manager Ellen D’Orsi
Buckhead PetSmart Manager Brenda Labee Holcomb Bridge Petco Manager
Edgewood Petco Manager Stacie McTeague
Smyrna PetSmart Manager Amy Hoehne Alpharetta Petco Manager
Alan Gorlin Buckhead Petco Manager Tamara Prasad Sandy Springs Petco Manager
Dog Team: Tina Ghering Adoption Manager Vivian Aaron Community Outreach Coordinator Renee Cardona Veterinary Technician
Mary Jo Cox (Volunteer) Foster Home Coordinator, Photography & Videography, Adoptable Listings, Adoption Counselor Rhonda Palladi (Volunteer) Volunteer Manager
Amy DeLettera Store Manager Geri Miller Cashier Ellen Lenart Cashier Scott Hembree Driver and Logistics Susan Hunt (Volunteer) Cashier Marbeth Cochran (Volunteer) Cashier, Saturday Manager
Other Important Staff: Chris Cota Webmaster and Technical Support Mike Langley Carpenter
Concern for animals is a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
A righteous man cares for the needs of his animal.
- Proverbs 12:10