HAVEN HUMANE SOCIETY BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Sally von Dachenhausen, 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.
Josh Lowery, Vice-Chairperson
Josh joined the board in 2012. Josh is an attorney in Shasta County. He has served on several local boards since 2008.
Madeline Rippe, Secretary
Madeline joined the board in 2012 after being a long-time volunteer at Haven. Madeline moved to the North State from the Bay Area in 1987 to teach high school math at Nova/Foothill High School. She has been a Camp Love A Pet counselor for several years. Madeline received the Volunteer of the Year award in 2015 and is proud to be a part of Haven's amazing team.
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 Circle.
Dr. Christina Cosh Davis, Director
Dr. Cosh owns Cosh Chiropractic Care and Wellness Center in Redding. She joined the board in 2015. She is a member of the California Chiropractic Association, International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, Women's Fund of Redding, and Redding Women's Rodeo Association. She has mentored women in business management and helped local underserved women develop employment skills to enhance their social skills and provide economic empowerment. Animal care and protection are at the forefront of Dr. Cosh's passions, which she shares with her children.
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.
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.
Michelle Negethon, Director
Realtor. Michelle is a member of the Shasta Board of Realtors and California Association of Realtors. Michelle joined the board in 2019.
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.
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.
HAVEN HUMANE SOCIETY ADMINISTRATORS
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
Dr. Cyanna Howden, DVM
Janet Tedder, Executive Assistant
Haleigh Pike, Administrative Assistant
Daniel Zanine, Chief Financial Officer
Catie Huff, Captain Animal Regulation
Jim Lewis, Shelter Manager
LeAnna Niemann, Clinic Manager
April Scott, Development Director