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Asheville Humane Society Announces New Board Members

Asheville Humane Society announced the appointment of six new members to their board of directors. This brings the number of board members to thirteen.

Asheville Humane Society welcomes Bryan Smith (Treasurer), Sergio DeLaGuera, Chad Halliday, Dawn Marie Klug, Dr. Jill Vargo and Elly Wells.

Returning board members include Jacqui Friedrich (Chair), Carla Henry (Vice Chair), Nan Cole (Secretary), Kristen Collins, Bray Creech, Anne Peden Symonds (DVM), and Theresa Trebon.

“I am excited to start a new Board year with this special group of people,” said Jacqui Friedrich, chairman of the board. “Their hard work and dedication on behalf of Buncombe County’s animals is greatly appreciated.”

To learn more about Asheville Humane Society’s new board members, click this link.

“I am thrilled to be working with this diverse and talented group of professionals and animal welfare advocates,” said Jody Evans, Executive Director of Asheville Humane Society. “Their unique knowledge will provide so much value to our organization, and the pets and people we serve.”

Asheville Humane Society has been serving Buncombe County since 1984, with the goal of saving and protecting every animal. The Humane Society offers adoption, relocation, community solutions, lost and found pets, and fosters thousands of animals every year. They are proud to be beyond no-kill, a concept that can be learned about by clicking this link

If you are interested in adopting, fostering, or volunteering with Asheville Humane Society contact them through their website, or call 828-761-2001. Due to Covid-19 please call before visiting the adoption center to make sure an appointment is not required.

About Asheville Humane Society

For over 30 years Asheville Humane Society has been saving homeless Buncombe County animals. Today we operate both our own state-of-the-art Adoption and Education Center and the County's only open door shelter where no local animal is ever turned away. We rescue, reunite, rehabilitate and re-home abandoned, abused, injured and lost animals. We provide education, training and support to keep pets in their homes. Asheville Humane Society has earned the highest rating of Four Stars from Charity Navigator, a designation achieved by only 25% of all charities nationwide. Our nationally recognized innovative programs and partnerships are steadily moving Buncombe County toward a no-kill community.