CAT'S Leadership

Meet the members of our management team and Board of Directors.

Management Team

Karen Green, CAWA

Executive Director

(503) 925-8903 ext. 224

Kristi Brooks_24

Kristi Brooks

Director of Operations

(503) 925-8903 ext. 227

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Dianne Brown, DVM

Medical Director

(503) 925-8903 ext. 229

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Heather Svoboda

Communications & Development Manager

(503) 925-8903 ext. 228

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Brittany Perkins

Hospital Manager

(503) 925-8903 ext. 223


Michelle Lynch

Shelter Manager

(503) 925-8903 ext. 262


Bobbie Winchell

Thrift Store & Retail Manager

(503) 208-3635

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Nancy Puro, CVA

Volunteer Manager

(503) 925-8903 ext. 258

Board of Directors

 To contact the Board directly, please send an email to


Sandi Martin
Scopist-Proofreader, Self-Employed

Vice President
Vicki Thayer, DVM

Meredith Florine
Consulting Manager, Professional Services, Viewpoint

Jill Tichenor, CPA
Assurance Senior, Delap LLP


Tom Freeman

Tia Kauffman
Project Director, Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research

Marla McGeorge, JD, DVM

Natalie Pascale
Portfolio Success Manager – Edu, SalesForce

Max Woods
Senior Policy Advisor, Oregon Department of Energy, Energy Facility Siting Division