Our Leadership


Jennifer Brause, Founder and Executive Director

Karen Broughton, Director of Finance and Human Resources

Bailey Deacon, Director of Community Engagement 

JoAnn Goldberger, Director of Shelter Advancement

Dr. Bobbie Mammato, DVM, MPH, Director of Veterinary Medicine

Lisa Morabito, Director of Operations

Debra Rahl, Director of Special Projects


Matthew Fazzino, Assistant Director of Animal Care

Dana Hersl, Assistant Director of Veterinary Services

Melanie Snyder, Assistant Director of Lifesaving Programs


Erica Argraves-Yaw, Volunteer Manager

Josh Chance, Animal Care Manager

Grace Fellner, Community Cats Program Manager

Tami Gosheff, Donor Engagement and Corporate Partnerships Manager

Kenny Horman, Community Resource Manager

Claire Jensen, Executive Office Administrator

Katie Sullivan, Surgery Manager


Board of Directors


Kathy Harvey, Chair, Founder and President, Harvey Agency

Jennifer Brause, Founder and Executive Director, BARCS

Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, Baltimore City Health Commissioner

Dr. Jay McDonnell, DACVIM, Veterinary Neurology and Imaging of the Chesapeake

Jose Santana, Principal, Segall Group

Alicia L. Shelton, Esq., Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

Janice Silvers, Retired

Katherine Turner, Financial Software Consultant, Kaufman, Hall & Associates LLC