Our Leadership

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

Executive Team

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Dr. Ellen Jefferson

Executive Director

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Maggie Lynch

Director of Development

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Sabrina Wells

Director of Finance

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Stephanie Bilbro

Director of Lifesaving Operations - Shelter

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Steve Porter

Director of Lifesaving Operations - Systems


Sarah Collica

Director of Marketing and Communications

Board of Directors (2019)

Dr. Ellen Jefferson

Executive Director

Rusty Tally

President and Capital Campaign Chair

Mike Rovner

Board Member

Gerri Kappler

Board Member

Bill Symon

Board Member

Gretchen Meyer

Board Member

Meredith Young

Board Member

Alexander Devine

Board Member

Monica Dermott

Board Member

Cynthia Konieczny

Vice Chair

Dr. Jodi Denyszyn

Board Member

Timothy Shook

Board Member

Michelle Icahn Nevin

Board Member

Nancy Pollard

Board Member

Sharon Wichterich

Board Member

Mark Gibson

Board Member

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Mar 25, 2020

APA!’s Barn Cat Program Provides You With Your Favorite Whiskered Workers

Some cats prefer mice-hunting to bird-watching, and some prefer laying in grass to sitting on laps. Here at APA!, we believe that barn cats still deserve a chance to live happy and healthy.

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