CAT'S Leadership

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

Management Team

Karen Green

Executive Director

(503) 925-8903 ext. 224

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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 Farrell

Hospital Manager

(503) 925-8903 ext. 223

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Nancy Puro

Volunteer Manager

(503) 925-8903 ext. 258

Bobbie Winchell

Thrift Store & Retail Manager

(503) 208-3635

Michelle Lynch

Shelter Manager

(503) 925-8903 ext. 262

Board of Directors

 To contact the Board directly, please send an email to

Claudine Mellett-Wilson
Principal/Senior Coach, Tap The Joy LLC

Vice President
Sandi Martin
Scopist-Proofreader, Self-Employed

Jill Tichenor, CPA
Assurance Senior, Delap LLP

Rob Barker

Board Members

Meredith Florine
Consulting Manager, Professional Services, Viewpoint

Tom Freeman

Marla McGeorge, JD, DVM

Natalie Pascale
Portfolio Success Manager – Edu, SalesForce

Vicki Thayer, DVM 

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