PAWS services during COVID-19: Clinic visits for sick pets, vaccinations, and spay/neuter available by appointment (curbside service). Walk-in clinics remain suspended. We continue to rescue animals! Adoptions and foster by appointment only. Donations to the Emergency Fund for PAWS help ensure we can keep doing our lifesaving work despite the current crisis.
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Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Maxine Mann


CSO, World Markets

Jocelyn Barton

Vice President

United Healthcare
Director, Member Experience

Mark Dorfman


Senior Financial Analyst

Elizabeth Wideman, Esq.


Comcast Corporation
Senior Deputy General Counsel

Board Members

Ashley Berke

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Vice President of Communications

Mark DeSouza

Vice President, Product Development

Peter Jaslow, Esq.

Ballard Spahr, LLP

Chris Kohl

Fortium Partners, LP
Technology Executive and Advisor

Lynda MacDougall

JPMorgan Chase
Executive Director, Regulatory Operations Program Governance Office

Chris Monteleone

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia
Director of Finance

Michael Raphael

Independent Vets
President and CEO

Peter Shrier

Rethinc Real Estate

Joyce Vuocolo

Drexel University
Director of Total Rewards

Advisory Board

Heather Berst-Puchalski, VMD

Sr. Manager, Academic Affairs

Matthew Canno, Esq.

Iron Stone Real Estate Partners

Robert Orsher, VMD, DACVS

Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center
Chief of Surgery and Co-Hospital Director

Sally Silverman


Carlo Siracusa, DVM, MS, PhD

University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Animal Behavior Specialist

Rachel Smith

Athena Global Advisors

Michael Trimble

TD Bank
Vice President

Charles C. Weeks Jr., JD, CFP

Barrister Wealth Management
Founder and President

Staci Welsh, CVT, CVPM, LVT

Petplan Pet Insurance
Veterinary Services Manager