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"During the entire month of May all cats one year and older have a reduced
adoption fee of only $45! Apply now for your new best friend, or two!"
"All chihuahua and chihuahua mix dogs will have their **adoption fee reduced
by 50% to $137.50! Apply now for your new best friend!"*"
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
Nichole Ward Veterinary Technician Nancy Rivera Shelter Records Manager, Alpharetta Petco Manager Jeani McGovern Veterinary Technician and FIV House Manager Jessica Card Kennel Technician
Ian Richards Shelter Support, Transportation Assistance, North Point/Alpharetta 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): Bob and Alexa Wolford, Sandji Chavis, Mandy Seaman 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 PetSmart and Smyrna Petco Manager Ian Richards North Point/Alpharetta PetSmart Manager Margarete Hetrick
Buckhead PetSmart Manager Brenda Labee Holcomb Bridge Petco Manager
Jessica Stephenson and Aydee Overholt
Edgewood Petco Co-Manager Nancy Rivera and Amy Hoehne Alpharetta Petco Co-Managers Jessica Shultz Buckhead Petco Manager Tamara Prasad Sandy Springs Petco Manager
Craig Sallee Animal Care Manager Tina Gehring Adoption Manager Vivian Aaron Community Outreach Coordinator Erin Wright Kennel Technician
Andy McGraw Kennel Technician Adam Britt Kennel Technician Mary Jo Cox (Volunteer) Foster Home Coordinator, Photography & Videography, Adoptable Listings, Adoption Counselor Rhonda Palladi (Volunteer) Volunteer Manager
Amy DeLettera Store Manager Rory Hudson Driver, Logistics Roger Zellars
Driver Asst. Geri Miller Cashier Ellen Lenart Cashier
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