Board of Directors
Dr. Lydia Andrade
Sandra Banks Dance
Alex DePeralta D.D.S.
Denise Pride M.D.
Shawna C. Russell
Jessica Flynn Saldaña
Director of Operations
Director of Communication
Director of Development
Dr. Kristine Hawkins
Director of Human Resources
Dr. Lauren Severns, DVM-Associate Veterinarian
Foster Program Supervisor
Christina Salinas - Foster Program Supervisor
Back: Cindy Sisk - Accounts Receivable
Front (left to right): Katie Goetz - Data & Solutions Manager, Emma DeJong - Database Administrator
Kelly Konesheck Grady - Development Specialist
Andrew Coe - Development Assistant
Back (left to right): Sarah Rihn - Volunteer Coordinator/Intake and Transfer Coordinator, Jenna Reber - Dog Trainer
Front (left to right): Joseph "Rocco" Roccotagliata - Maintenance Coordinator, Jamie Alcala - No longer with the SAHS
Veronica Araiza - Communication Associate
Sara Phippen - Humane Educator
Mikael Persson - Multimedia Manager
Mai Felty - Creative Designer
Sarah Rihn (not in photo) - Volunteer Coordinator
The SA Humane Society performs spay/neuter surgery on over 8000 animals per year with a handful of dedicated technicians and a spay/neuter coordinator working as a unified team under our Chief Veterinarian. These hardworking individuals work 6-7 days a week against the struggle with San Antonio’s pet overpopulation. For more information about spay/neuter please click here!
The SA Humane Society employs part-time and full-time adoption counselors/customer service representatives to help in the care of our animals. They are responsible for preparing pets and their paperwork for adoption, providing accurate information and friendly service to the public, and screening potential pet adopters.
Animal Health Staff
The SA Humane Society employs part-time and full-time animal health technicians to help in the care of our animals. They are responsible for documenting and evaluating the health status and temperament of the animals in our care. This includes providing appropriate medical care and screening of all incoming and adopted animals. Contact the Clinic: 226-7461 ext. 107
Animal Care Staff
The SA Humane Society employs part-time and full-time animal care technicians to help in the care of our animals. They are responsible for general care and maintenance of the shelter animals. This includes feeding, cleaning, disinfecting and grooming. They also assist in the process of introducing potential pet adopters to the many pets.
Staff and Board Members