bluepaw_03 ABOUT US

Founded in 1972, Chesapeake Humane Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is funded by private donors – we do not receive government subsidies. The Society supports the homeless and underserved animals of Chesapeake in the following ways:

• Providing low-cost veterinary services including spay/neuter, dental cleanings, soft tissue surgeries, and vaccination services
• Offering financial assistance to shelter animals and pets at risk of surrender in immediate medical need
• Serving on the Chesapeake Animal Services Advisory Board
• Lending countless volunteer hours to enhance the lives of shelter pets
• Operating an adoption program for dogs and cats which includes an on-site cattery, Petco adoption center, and foster care program
• Advertising adoptable pets through media and off-site adoption events

Our Mission is to promote the welfare of companion animals through programs and initiatives that reduce pet overpopulation, increase adoptions, and encourage responsible pet guardianship through affordable pet care.

Our Vision is to help pets and the people who love them find each other and stay together.

Board of Directors

Julie Anderson, Board President – TowneBank
Amanda Dunlap, Vice President – Old Dominion University
Laura Harden, Treasurer – Cherry Bekaert LLP
Teresa Inge, Secretary – Capital Group Companies
Jennifer Eaton – Vandeventer Black LLP
Cindy Gendron – The Humane Society of the United States
Angela Machnak – Cherry Bekaert LLP
Diana Snyder, Past President – Glazenfyre Pottery Studio

Emeritus Board Members

Cheryl Hindle
Scott Snyder
Marylee Almond
Phyllis and Tony Stein, Founders, 1972


Lacy Kuller, Executive Director

Dr. Melissa Turner, Medical Director

Dyanna Uchiek, Community Engagement Manager

Emily Friedland, Development Manager

Leslie Mikovits, Office Manager

Becky Reeves, Foster Care Coordinator

Dr. Candace Cain, Associate Veterinarian

Hannah Davis, LVT, Clinic Manager

Lisa Barlow, LVT

Annual Sheltering Statistics


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