OUR TEAM 

HAVEN HUMANE SOCIETY BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

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Connie Grinols

Chairperson

Connie has worked for non-profit organizations since 1993.  She has been a member of Leadership Redding since 2003, past Curriculum Chair, and current Program Advisor. Connie created the Board of Directors for Big Bike Weekend and took over the event from the City of Redding.  She is a member of Redding Sunrise Rotary and on the board of the Northern California Veterans Cemetery Support Group.  Connie served on the Haven Humane Society board for 9 years, took a year off when she termed out, and is happy to be rejoining the board in 2021 to continue bettering the lives of homeless animals.

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Sally von Dachenhausen

Vice-Chairperson

Sally joined the board in late 2014.  She was a teacher for 35 years and was part of U Prep's Leadership Team.  Sally has volunteered for Forever Pets in Redding, Another Chance Animal Welfare League, and Best Friends Animal Society in Utah. She met Mark Storrey at the Best Friends Animals Conference in 2014.  She is an active volunteer in Haven's cat area and spearheaded the addition of a new community cat socialization room.

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Patty Friesen

Vice-Chairperson

Fitness Instructor. Patty is passionate about helping animals in need and is a long-time Haven supporter.  Patty joined the Board of Directors in 2019.

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Tammy Parker

Treasurer 

Tammy Parker works at Merchant Bank of Commerce.  She joined the board in 2017.  She has adopted several pets from Haven Humane and feels Haven Humane is an important part of the community.  She has also served with Relay for Life and Leadership Redding and is currently serving the Women's Fund and Catherine McAuley

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Madeline Rippe

Secretary

Madeline is a retired teacher.  She’s been with Haven Humane Society for 15 years and is serving her fourth term as a Board Officer.  She helps staff on Mondays with the kennels and on Thursdays she assists with grooming.  She’s been a Camp Love A Pet counselor for 15 years, dog playgroup handler, Canine Good Citizen handler and Capable Canine Club handler.  Madeline is loved by staff, volunteers and the animals, and the feeling is mutual.

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Wendell Enders

Director

Wendell has been a long-time volunteer at Haven and was pulled out of retirement to be Haven's paid Volunteer Coordinator from 2013 to 2018.  Wendell is retired once again and joined the Board of Directors in 2018.

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Margarita Vienneau

Director

Margarita Vienneau joined the Haven Humane Board in October of 2020. She began her legal career as a prosecutor in both San Bernardino and Shasta County. She has prosecuted a number of cases, including animal abuse. Now, Margarita is the Owner and Managing Partner of the Law Offices of Campbell, Clark & Vienneau. Margarita is excited to serve on the Board and hopes that her beloved pup, Piper, does not get too jealous.

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Erin Stuart 

Director

Erin Stuart joined the Haven Humane Board in January 2020. She is a retired educator, having been an English teacher for 27 years and an administrator for 8 years. In recent years, Erin has helped with various Haven fundraisers and she looks forward to serving on the Board.

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Lesha Schaefer

Director

As a Social Worker, Lesha has experience working for and fundraising for non-profit organizations.  Her career in social work encompasses all aspects of services for those in need in our community.  Lesha joined the board in 2019.

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Patty Friesen

Director

Fitness Instructor. Patty is passionate about helping animals in need and is a long-time Haven supporter.  Patty joined the Board of Directors in 2019.

HAVEN HUMANE SOCIETY ADMINISTRATORS 

 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mark Storrey

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
Dr. Cyanna Howden, DVM

MANAGERS
Janet Tedder, Executive Assistant

Aleisha Jackson, Chief Financial Officer
Catie Huff, Captain Animal Regulation
Jim Lewis, Shelter Manager
LeAnna Niemann, Clinic Manager
Mandy Hoblin, Development Director