Meet Our Board of Directors

Meet Our Board

Behind every successful organization, there’s a team of individuals who steer the ship, set the course, and ensure that the mission stays true. At the Humane Society, our Board of Directors plays a crucial role in shaping our path and driving us forward. So meet our board who bring wisdom, expertise, knowledge, and a deep passion for animal welfare to our organization.

These dedicated individuals volunteer their time, expertise, and passion to guide our mission. They make strategic decisions, advocate for animals in need, and ensure that our organization remains true to its values.

As we continue to grow and make a difference in the lives of animals, our Board of Directors remains at the helm, guiding us toward a more compassionate future. Their commitment inspires us all and reminds us that together, we can achieve anything.


Ed Schrader

Vice Chair

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Cindy Askounis

Immediate Past Chair


Chuck Keathley


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Jody Kelly



Allyson Reeves



Nicole Vierthaler

Member at Large


Patrick Cisco

Member at Large


Wes Robinson

Member at Large

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Christina Jones

Member at Large

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Austin Schlieman

Blythe Hammons


Carole Ann Daniel

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Dale Herndon

David Magee

David Poroch

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Devin Pandy

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Doug Ditching

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Jackie Hutton

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Jada Johnson

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Katrina Knight-Vera

Kay Hopkins

Kelsey Chastain

Lori Carter

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Marianne Thomas

Pete Miller

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Robert Shippey


Make a difference in the lives of animals.

Give with Confidence

At HSNEGA, we want to remember the amazing rescues that come to stay with us. All of the animals pictured on this site have been with us at some point. Some have already found their forever homes, but some may still be here at HSNEGA! The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization (Federal Tax ID #58-0678817) and has received top recognition from the following charity rating organizations:

Best of Georgia, GreatNonProfit & GuideStar Seals