Meet Our Team

Animal Welfare Association Foster and Transport Coordinator Cole Ogren holding cat.

Cole Ogren

Foster & Transport Coordinator

Cole oversees AWA’s Foster Care program and the transports that bring animals to AWA.

Meet the rest of AWA’s team

Laura Houston

Laura Houston

Executive Director
Maria Giorla

Maria Giorla

Director of Finance & Administration
Nanci Urban

Nanci Urban

Senior Shelter Services Manager
Sue Beck

Sue Beck

Development Manager
Elizabeth Stanley-Reicherter CBCC-Ka, CPDT-Ka, SBA

Elizabeth Stanley-Reicherter CBCC-Ka, CPDT-Ka, SBA

Manager of Behavior Support and Training
Ryan Castoral

Ryan Castoral

Clinic Manager
Dr. Emily Seidl

Dr. Emily Seidl

Senior Veterinarian
Dr. Leroy Scott

Dr. Leroy Scott

Staff Veterinarian
Katie Nelson

Katie Nelson

Adoption & Customer Service Supervisor
Ashley Prem

Ashley Prem

Shelter Technician Supervisor
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