Most of our Team Members are Veterans or have a military connection background; having been a military spouse or child growing up in the military. They understand the Mission and the service we provide.
Meet our Board of Directors, Management/Training Team & our Advisory Team (shown in alphabetical order).
Adrienne has spent her career in the non-profit and education arenas with experience in communications, community engagement & event planning for non-profits and board development & scholarship/ grant processes for private foundations.
She and husband, Daniel, have 3 children and a standard Bernedoodle, named Waffles.
Alan has 20+ years of Non-profit Management experience and 14+ years training dogs of all breeds; 11 years training/working dogs in the Air Force & Marine Corps where he completed service with HMX-1, the Presidential Helicopter Squadron.
Szva (Zeeva) is Alan's personal Service Dog assisting with his diabetes & anxiety.
Cierra works with the Waco Police Department as the Public Information Officer and handles their day-to-day public communications with the media. Cierra previously worked for KXXV-TV, ABC 25 as an Emmy-nominated Journalist.
Originally from Arizona, Cierra has now made Waco her home.
Cynthia is an 8-year veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve where she served as an Operating Room Technician. With a Masters in Nursing, she is currently a Nurse Instructor for Texas Tech University Health-Science Center in Abilene, Tx.
Cynthia and her husband, Mark, are the proud Dog Parents of Blade and Daisy Mae.
The current Vice-President of Bosque Animal Rescue Kennel (BARK) in Clifton, (after 7 years on their Board in various positions), Jackie knows the Ins & Outs of Animal Rescues and NPOs.
Jackie is passionate about the rescue of dogs and educating the community on responsible pet ownership.
She has 8 dogs of her own!
Michael works in New & Used Car/Truck Sales for Allen Samuels Dodge of Waco. When Michael is not working, he enjoys shooting, gaming, going to the gym, and spending quality time with his family.
Michael is a Marine Corps veteran of 10 years and is the proud Dog Dad of Max, who is in training as an ESA - Canine.
With a Masters in Counseling from Denver Seminary and 24+ years experience at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Nate is now the Owner of Higher Directions Counseling in Waco.
Nate is a Disabled Air Force veteran of 4 years and is married with 2 grown daughters.
Nate is owned by Lucy, his diabetic alert Service Dog.
Tim is a disabled, 30-year Veteran and he retired as a Major from the U.S. Army; having served as a Finance Officer and as a Combat Armor Officer in Desert Storm.
Tim and his wife, Sonja, have 2 adult children; are the proud grandparents of a new grandson; and are owned by 2 Border Collies; Zeb & Bella.
A Practice Manager in the field of Integrated Behavioral Health for 11+ years, she will be graduating with her Doctorate this Fall.
Wendy provides program development & consultations, clinical supervision and oversight for doctoral psychology interns with Austin-Travis Co. Integral Care.
Wendy is mom to Hans Christian.