Leadership

It takes diversely talented and committed people to ensure that Paws & Think succeeds in its mission. Founded by Gayle Hutchens who served as the Executive Director for 10 years, Paws & Think is now led by Executive Director Kelsey Burton. In addition, the following individuals currently serve in leadership roles within the organization:

Kelsey Burton
Executive Director

Kathy Janes
Volunteer Coordinator
AAA/AAT Advisor

Sandi Kammerer
Paws to Heal Program Coordinator

Kimberly Trimpe
Lead Dog Trainer
Youth Canine Program Leader

Jodi Van Slyke
Youth Canine Temperament Tester

Nickie Cornett
Youth Canine Program Assistant

Jerica Barlow
New Volunteer Liaison

Alison Frolik
New Venue Waitlist Coordinator

Lauren Colbert
Voicemail Coordinator

Cindy Cale
AAA/AAT Training Coordinator

Shelly Gattlieb
Evaluations Coordinator

Stormi Brake
Vaccination Records Coordinator


Board of Directors

Steven Barley President
COO & Deputy Director, Indiana Public Retirement System

Andy Schooler Treasurer
Assurance Senior, Ernst & Young, LLP

Shelly Gattlieb, PhD Secretary
Business Psychologist, Damar Services

Nina Esbin Emeritus
Retired, Senior Vice President of HR, ITT Educational Services, Inc.

Sarah Blair, DVM
Veterinarian, Noah’s Animal Clinic

Karen Cunningham
Retired, Director of Marketing, Steak ‘n Shake

Dot Hitchins
Manager, Volunteer Services, St. Vincent Ascension

Lisa Jones
Broker/Real Estate Agent, F.C. Tucker

Missy King
Meeting Event Manager, BoVenture, LLC

Sarah Krisch
HR Manager, Allegion

Tom Lehman
Vice President, Mansfield-King

Patrick Wanzer
Senior Manager, Somerset CPAs and Advisors

Erin Wood
Team Lead, Organizational Development, IU Health

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