ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

The SPCA of Polk County, is a NO-KILL animal shelter that serves the residents of Polk County & surrounding communities. It is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization operated primarily by volunteers and a few paid staff members. We are not funded by other SPCA organizations nor do we receive federal funding.

We operate completely on donations from our supporters.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to engage with the community to encourage responsible pet care, including the benefits of spay and neuter to reduce overpopulation; reunite lost animals with their owners and provide humane care while seeking loving, compatible forever homes for animals under our guardianship.

HISTORY

The SPCA of Polk County started operations in 1978 and while our beginnings were humble, we have grown from strength to strength.  Seeing a steady increase in animals over the years, we have also branched out to provide community programs for Trap, Neuter & Return and Low Income Spay & Neuter.  All for the animals!

ANNUAL REPORT

View our Annual report issued to Guidestar

MEET THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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Ron Hornsby

Executive Director

15+ years in Project Management and Business Transformation in IT and communications.

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Sheri Grounds

Transfer Director

7+ years dedication to the SPCA, with focus on animal socialization and transfers.

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Kevin Swackhamer

Director at Large

Skills with community engagement, events, fundraising, projects and medical.

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Paulette Frenyea

Finance Director

10+ years of dedication to the SPCA.  With a strong background in finances and kitten and cat care.

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Carolyn Davis

Director at Large

3+ years dedication to SPCA, with focus on wish list events and community engagement.

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Dustin Brown

Director at Large

Community engagement, on-site support, fundraising

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Linda Burnett

Secretary, Medical Director

15 years of dedication to the SPCA in various roles on the board with specific skills in medical.

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Dorene Philpot

Fundraising Director

Skills with fundraising, community engagement, events, legal and community programs.

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VACANT

Director

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