Humane Fort Wayne operates entirely on the generosity of animal lovers in our community. Humane Fort Wayne is a no-kill shelter! Humane Fort Wayne is 100% donor-funded.
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Leadership

OUR STAFF

Jessica Henry
Executive Director
260 420-7729 x107
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Tanya Gallo
Director of Operations
260 420-7729 x108
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Kris Brandt
Adoptions & Foster Manager
260 744-0454 x203
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Ashley Kolbasky
Clinic Operations Support Manager
260 420-7729 x111
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Melissa Gibson
Community Relations Manager
260 420-7729 x105
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Melissa Osborn
Pet Promises Service Administrator
260 744-0454 x206
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Chele Watson
Pet Promises Resource Administrator
260 207-4187 or 260 744-0454 x209
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Christopher Gagnon
Community Cat Coordinator
260 744-0454 x208
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Kristi Felkner
Behavior & Intake Manager
260 744-0454 x210
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Dani Wagner
Volunteer Development Coordinator
260 744-0454 x205
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Kimi Eckman
Executive Assistant
260 420-7729 x115
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Rachel Burkholder
Development Manager
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Brian Bangert
Business Office Manager
260 420-7729 x101
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Shawna Blauvelt 
Kennel Supervisor
260 744-0454 x210
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Whitley Walton
Animal Care Specialist & Behavior Attendant
260 744-0454 x210
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Dr. Carol Fretz
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
260 420-7729

Dr. Ericka Bates
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
260 420-7729

Dr. Sam Gamble
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
260 420-7729

Dr. Sydney Bobo
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
260 420-7729

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Kathleen Smith
Chair

Melissa McKown
Vice Chair

Lona Pritchard
Secretary

Reneta Thurairatnam
Treasurer

Terah Brogan

Patrick Buesching

Julie Chao, MD

Jason Grover

Erika Halliwill

Michelle Hipskind

Mike McCartin

Karen Potter

Kathryn Roudebush

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Hours & Locations

SHELTER:
4914 S. Hanna Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46806
Phone: 260 744-0454

SHELTER HOURS:
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday–Friday: 11AM–6PM
Saturday–Sunday: 11AM–4PM

CLINIC:
1333 Maycrest Drive
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805
Phone: 260 420-7729

CLINIC HOURS:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8AM-5PM
Wednesday: 8AM–7PM
Saturday–Sunday: CLOSED