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Haven Staff


Mark Storrey

Janet Tedder, Executive Assistant

Aleisha Jackson, Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Kristin Campbell, Chief Medical Officer
Catie Huff, Captain Animal Regulation
Jim Lewis, Director of Operations

Mandy Hoblin, Development Director

Kassie Badman, Volunteer Coordinator

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Connie Grinols


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.


Tammy Parker


Tammy Parker works at Columbia Bank.  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


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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Janet Carter


As a clinical pharmacist, event planner, educator, and grant writer, Dr. Janet Carter hopes to use her skills to benefit the Haven Humane Society. Growing up in a rural Floridian community surrounded by large and small animals spurred her interest in animal respect, protection, care, and safety at a very young age. Janet has served in various volunteer roles, including a governor-appointed ombudsman for the State of Florida, a pharmacist for Camp Boggy Creek (a camp for seriously ill children), and an English tutor for English as a Second Language (ESL) students. Janet enjoys living in Redding with her husband and three adorable pups.

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Lesha Schaefer


Lesha currently serves as Executive Director for the nonprofit Pathways to Housing. She has worked with the unsheltered population in Shasta County since 2010. She was a Social Worker with Northern Valley Catholic Social Service, Shasta Co. HHSA and Shasta Community Health Center. She shares a passion for helping our vulnerable community members, including our four-legged friends. Lesha continues to serve in our community by participating in several community boards, committees and events.


Margarita Vienneau


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.


Lori Mathiesen


Lori has worked for the State of CA for over 32 years, currently the CCC District Director for Siskiyou, Redding, and Chico areas, serving the young adults in Northern California through skill development, education, and scholarship opportunities. She is an active Haven volunteer, loves all animals and likes helping with the kittens. Lori enjoys serving on the board and helping at our fundraisers and volunteer events to help unhoused animals in our area receive care and find loving homes.

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Erin Stuart 


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 enjoys serving on the Board.

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Allison Breedveld


Allison is the Education Program Director at Spring Rivers Foundation (SRF) and a Natural Resources Instructor for Shasta College.  Allison demonstrates innovation, initiative and leadership in her profession and the various volunteer roles that align with her passion for Animal Welfare, Education, Environment and Science & Technology.

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