Co-founded Spay Maine, the group that worked through the Maine legislature and the Animal Welfare Advisory Council to establish and fund Help Fix ME, Maine’s state funded, state-wide low-income spay/neuter program. Spay Maine continues to work with Help Fix ME by monitoring the program and protecting funding. Help Fix ME is based upon the very successful and similarly set up New Hampshire program.
Currently maintains the Spay Maine website which serves as a referral resource for spay/neuter programs throughout the State of Maine: www.spaymaine.org.
Currently serves on the Board/Committee for The Cleo Fund, Maine’s largest private spay/neuter program.
Currently, administers feline spay/neuter voucher programs for two of Maine’s poorest counties.
Currently helps fund spay/neuter clinics in Aroostook County, Maine
Gave presentations on spay/neuter at three national conferences: Spay USA 2004 Southern Regional Leadership Conference in New Orleans, Petsmart Charities 2005 Phoenix Focus in Arizona and Spay USA 2008 The Road Map in Chicago.
Served on the Board of Directors and was a past President of the Animal Refuge League, the second largest animal shelter in the state of Maine. 1995- 2000; 2011-2013
Worked as a licensed veterinary technician from 1986-1996 at Standish Veterinary Hospital in Standish Maine.