Stephanie relocated from Portland, OR to San Diego and immediately began working for La Jolla Veterinary Hospital in 2006. She left her position as Hospital Director in 2021 to join The FACE Foundation. She also founded Paws and Pints La Jolla, a fundraiser in La...

Annie has been involved in the area of animal welfare for her entire life. Her previous experience includes over ten years with the San Diego Humane Society as the Education Manager, where she developed and implemented their humane education programs. Prior to her work at SDHS, she worked...

Patty has been in the animal welfare sector for nearly 2 decades. She worked for the SPCA of Tampa Bay for three years prior to moving to California. She then worked for the San Diego Humane Society for eight years. Patty has extensive experience in...

Dana Kenney grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but has called San Diego home for the last four years. Dana received her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science and minor in Kinesiology from UW-Milwaukee. She has years of hands-on veterinary and administrative experience and believes building...

With three decades of experience, Karen has made a career in non-profit animal welfare. In 1992, she moved from Indiana to Southern California where she obtained a degree in Urban Geography and Environmental Studies from UCLA. Karen worked full time while in school in a...

Nichole is a digital content creator, writer, and pop culture connoisseur. Originally from San Diego, she received her B.A. in Journalism, emphasizing in media studies, from San Diego State University. Nichole has a passion for helping animals in her community and has experience volunteering with...

Writer, researcher, editor, animal lover. Specializing in veterinary health and pet care blogging. MLIS & MA in English. Background in academics, non-profits, information management & abstracting. Lisa has been writing the FACE Foundation blog since July 2014....