If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams

Heritage Humane Society is a recognized leader in the Virginia Tidewater area in promoting the human-animal bond. Leadership at Heritage Humane Society starts with a professional and well-trained staff which draws on the experience and guidance from a diverse and enthusiastic Board of Directors.

Kimberly Laska
Executive Director

Christian Reeves
Finance and Administration Director

Diana Krell
Operations Manager

Catherine Watts
Medical Team Manager

Ruth Holcomb
Customer Care Manager

Rock Washington
Operations Supervisor

Matt Scherer
Operations Assistant Supervisor

Sarah Carter
Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator 

Brianna Greth
Animal Care and Medical Coordinator

Tanya Nash
Shelter Ambassador

Sam Morse
Animal Care Attendant

Sheryl Wharton
Animal Care Attendant

Daulton Teaford
Admissions Coordinator

Tori Fisher
Animal Care Attendant

Jasmine Jutras
Animal Care Attendant

Daniell Gormus
Animal Care Attendant

Woody Lake
Animal Care Attendant & Shelter Ambassador

Chris Goodwin
Animal Care Attendant

Eddie Kellows
Animal Care Attendant

Stepan Dyakov
Animal Care Attendant

Josh Golub
Animal Care Attendant

Dr. Andrew MacDougall
Contract Veterinarian


Denise Koch

Dean Sculthorpe
Vice President

Carlyle Campbell

Ben Sadtler

David Gaston
At-large Executive Committee

Kimberly Laska
Executive Director


Jim Mundy
Auxiliary Liaison

David Wolfe Kent

Pamela Mason

Karen Riordan

Elizabeth “Betsy” McKenna

Jerry Rudinsky

Dr. Sean Sparkman

Don West