Cathy co-founded Hope with her daughter, Ashley. As executive director, she leads the Board of Directors, ensures the financial performance and viability of Hope, drives our mission and strategy, and oversees day-to-day and strategic rescue operations.
Ashley ThreadinghamFounder, Director
Ashley co-founded Hope with her mom, Cathy. In her role as director, she works with the Board and volunteers to ensure our mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach. She created and maintains our website.
Alyssa Stepien Marketing Coordinator
Alyssa develops and implements marketing strategy to expand the reach and mission of Hope. She developed our current brand identity and guides marketing, design, and photography-related efforts. She is also our resident volunteer photographer.
Elizabeth manages communications for the Board of Directors including records management keeping and meeting minutes. She also oversees our newsletter committee and sends out relevant emails to past adopters about important reminders.
Laurel LimayeOutreach Coordinator
Laurel oversees and coordinates community outreach and advocacy efforts, working to keep families and pets together by connecting at-risk families with resources. She builds much-needed relationships between HAR and our local providers.
Michael WillisFoster Manager
Michael provides program management for Hope’s Foster Program and works with a team of foster coordinators to develop and implement program goals and objectives, all while coordinating medical and behavioral care for dogs in foster care.
Veronica PfluegerDevelopment Director
Veronica coordinates numerous fundraising programs for Hope. In addition, she assists in developing goals and major gift opportunities, soliciting funds and identifing potential donors. Lastly, she serves as our interim treasurer to ensure our financial security.
We are looking for a dedicated volunteer to act as treasurer for Hope Animal Rescue. Responsibilities include overseeing the organization’s financial administration, generating financial reports and filing legal forms, and advising the board on financial strategy.