Board Members

Lizette Chanock

Lizette is the founder of PetConnect Rescue and has served on the board of directors since its inception in 2005. Lizette has been a compassionate supporter of animal protection her …Read More

Susan Cunneen

Susan, an oncology nurse who works as a director of marketing in biotech, has loved animals for her entire life.  As a child, she had dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, …Read More

Katie Buckner

Katie has been involved with PetConnect Rescue since 2012 when she started out attending adoption events and, eventually, began fostering. She has served on the board since October 2015 and …Read More

Athena Reizakis

Athena brings over 15 years of accounting/bookkeeping experience paired with a life-long passion for animal advocacy to the position of Board Treasurer. She loves putting her skills to good work …Read More

Carrie Frey

Carrie’s compassion for animals and dedication to animal advocacy was apparent from day one. Her mother volunteered at their local SPCA and in addition to helping care for their own …Read More

Liz Purcell

Liz joined the Board in 2006 and formerly served as treasurer. Liz brings many years of corporate marketing and budgeting experience to the organization, as well as a love of …Read More

Carole Dell

Carole is a writer and photographer. She is a graduate of American University and Columbia School of Journalism. For 20 years, she bred German shepherds and Egyptian Arabian horses. She gave …Read More

Wendy Grubbs

Wendy adopted her first dog, Lulu, from the SPCA while she was in kindergarten. Lulu lived until Wendy was a sophomore in college, and from the moment Lulu became a …Read More

Katherine Berger

For Katherine it all started at age 6 her first stray cat MaMeow to her current menagerie three chihuahua foster fails, one Boykin and eight horses.  The intervening years have …Read More