Our Leadership

Meet those who lead Austin Pets Alive! in its No Kill mission.

Executive Team

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Dr. Ellen Jefferson

President and CEO

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Alexis Bardzinski DVM

Medical Director

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Clare Callison

Director of National Operations

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Neil Hay

Senior Director of Operations

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Katie Jarl

Director of Government Affairs and Policy

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Maggie Lynch

Senior Director of Research and Development

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Vincent Medley

Director of Human Animal Support Services

Board of Directors

Rusty Tally

Capital Campaign Chair

Mike Rovner

Board Member

Germana de Falco


Bill Symon

Board Member

Gretchen Meyer

Board Member

Alexander Devine

Board Member

Monica Dermott

Board Member

China Widener

Board Member

Mark Gibson


Nancy Pollard

Board Member

Sharon Wichterich

Board Member

Maren Miller

Board Member

Leigh Ann Hendricks

Board Member

Furever Stamp Event
Jan 21, 2023

USPS Embraces Our Furry Friends with 'Love Forever' Stamps at Austin Pets Alive!

In a nod to America’s great affection for furry friends, the United States Postal Service unveiled two new ‘Love Forever’ stamps at APA!.

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