Help the Animals, Inc.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit, no-kill animal shelter dedicated to providing a safe haven for homeless pets until they can be placed in responsible, loving homes.

Management and Board of Directors


Lacey Ripberger-Hunter
Lead Kennel Technician

Board of Directors

board of directorsHELP the Animals, Inc. has an amazing volunteer Board of Directors! They work hard and are passionate contributors to the community and the programs of HELP. None of the board receives any compensation for their service. Many of the members have foster animals and/or have rescued animals in their families.

HELP the Animal,s Inc.’s Board of Directors meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm. If the meeting falls on or near a holiday, the meeting time and date might be rearranged to accommodate schedules.

Board Members

Susan Beeson

Lisa Pardieck

Mary Blakefield
Board Member

Cheryl Branson
Board Member

Nancy Rhoades
Board Member