Meet our Board of Directors, Management/Training Team & our Advisory Team (shown in alphabetical order). WhiteHaven Canine is always seeking qualified Team Members.
Most of our Team Members for our Non-profit mission are Veterans or have a military background. They understand the Mission and the service we provide.
Tim is a 30-year Veteran of the U.S. military where he retired as a Major in the U.S. Army, having served as a Finance Officer and as a Combat Armor Officer in Desert Storm.
Tim and his wife have 2 adult children; are the proud grandparents of a new grandson; and are owned by 2 Border Collies; Zeb & Bella.
Michael works in new and used Auto Sales for Allen Samuels 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 U.S. Marine Corps Veteran of 10 years and is the proud "Dog Dad" of Max, who is in training as an ESA - Canine.
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 her husband have 3 children and a new standard Bernedoodle, Waffles.
Cynthia is an 8-year veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve where she served as an Operating Room Technician. She has a Masters in Nursing and is currently a Nurse Instructor for Texas Tech University Health-Science Center in Abilene, Tx.
She is the proud "Dog Mom" of Daisy Mae and Blade.
The President of Bosque Animal Rescue Kennel (BARK) in Clifton, (after seven years on their Board in various positions), Jackie knows the Ins & Outs of Animal Rescues and NPOs.
She is passionate about rescue and educating the community on responsible pet ownership and the need for our mission.
She has 8 dogs of her own!
Cierra is with KXXV-TV, ABC 25 in Waco as an Emmy Nominated Multimedia Journalist. She graduated cum laude from NAU in the Spring of 2018 with a Bachelors in Journalism and Minor in Film.
Cierra has three dogs.
Alan has 20+ years of Non-profit Management experience and over 14 years training dogs of all breeds; 11+ years training and working dogs in the Marine Corps where he completed his service with HMX-1, the Presidential Helicopter Squadron.
Szva is his personal Service Dog detecting blood sugar changes for his diabetes.
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.