Join a Committee

The following committees are looking for helping hands. If you are interested in serving on one of the
committees below, please send an email describing your interest to


Committee Chairs: Kelsey Burton
The Philanthropy Committee is responsible for providing feedback, support and execution of financial development plans to raise the appropriate amount of money to support the organization’s service delivery programs. The financial development plans include, but are not limited to: major gifts, special events, grant writing, direct mail and marketing, and in-kind donations.

Volunteer Appreciation

Committee Chair: Nina Esbin
This committee’s primary focus is on the planning and implementation of the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event in April. Additionally, this committee provides support to our Volunteer Coordinator including ensuring prospective volunteers are welcomed and current volunteers are engaged.


Committee Chairs: Steven Barley & Brett Nelson
This Finance Committee provides financial oversight for the organizations. Tasks include budgeting, financial planning, financial reporting, and the creation and monitoring of internal controls and accountability policies.

Design, Marketing & PR

Committee Chair: Rhaya Shilts 
Use your design, marketing and/or PR talents to help Paws & Think! This committee is responsible for writing website and enewsletter content, designing promotional materials, and updating our website and social media. Volunteers with PR experience help spread the message about Paws & Think’s work through press releases, social media, and outreach event promotion. We are currently looking for volunteers with experience in website management and IT support.


Committee Chairs: Susan St. Angelo & Steven Barley
Program Committee members are responsible for identifying program need and capacity, planning for resource allocation and use, assuring service delivery, preparing to respond to critical events, and program evaluation.

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