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2012 HUMANE SOCIETY OF PAGOSA SPRINGS BOARD CANDIDATE BIOS
Annual Meeting and Board of Directors Election Scheduled for January 17, 2012

The Humane Society of Pagosa Springs Annual Meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on January 17, 2012, at the Humane Society Thrift Store meeting room located at 269 Pagosa St.

The purpose of the Annual Meeting is to elect Directors for the upcoming year and to conduct such business which may come before the meeting. Annual meeting attendance is limited to persons who are current members. You must be a new member in good standing by January 1, 2012, or have renewed your membership prior to the annual meeting to attend. Membership can be purchased at the Thrift Store or Animal Shelter front counter or at our website: www.humanesociety.biz

Current board members running for election are:

Larry Schwartz

Larry has been a part time resident since 2004 and became a full time resident in 2006. Larry is a semi-retired Orthodontist from Florida who provides services for the residents of Haiti nine times a year. Since moving full time to Pagosa Springs in 2006, he has volunteered at the Humane Society. Larry is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of New York and has used his talent at many of the Humane Society fundraising events. Larry has four dogs and 2 cats-all of them adopted or rescued. He has served on the board of directors as Treasurer in 2009 and 2010, president in 2011, and is looking forward to contributing and working with the Humane Society Board of Directors to help the organization to reach its goals.

Joe Donavan, DVM

Joe has experience with Humane Societies in Madison, WI, Grand Cayman Island, as consultant, advisor, and practicing veterinarian and have worked as a hired consultant on the building of many kennels. As a veterinarian, Joe has owned and operated dog and cat boarding kennels, one of which had a capacity of over 200 pets. He has served as volunteer, on advisory board, board of directors, and vice president of Humane Society of Pagosa Springs, Protect Animal Life, Guiding Eyes for the Blind and many more non-profit groups. Served on Board of Directors of Protect Animal Life, National Organization.

Animal Shelter -
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 10am-4pm
Address: 465 Cloman Blvd., PO Box 2230,
               Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 (Map)
Phone: (970)731-4771 FAX: (970)731-5552
E-mail: sheltermanager@humanesociety.biz
Thrift Store -
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm
Address: 279 Pagosa St on Hwy 160, PO Box 2230,
  Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 (Map)
Phone: (970)264-6424 FAX: (970)264-5593
E-mail: hsthriftstore@humanesociety.biz
Administrative Office -
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm
Address: 279 Pagosa St on Hwy 160, PO Box 2230,
  Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 (Map)
Phone: (970)264-5549 FAX: (970)264-5593
E-mail: hsadmin@humanesociety.biz