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To learn more about HOPE, what Animal Assisted Crisis Response is, and what makes us different, please review our Frequently Asked Questions.

To receive more information about becoming a member of HOPE AACR, please use our Membership Info Request Form.

Still have questions? If so, please use the contact form below.

Board of Directors

Name Position Region Term Expires
Vacant Director, President
Constance Howell Director, Vice-President Pacific Southwest 12-31-2022
Heather Jenkins Brazzell Director, Co-Treasurer Southeast 12-31-2023
Pam Madden Director at Large, Secretary,
Southeast 12-31-2024
Jeanne Hooke Director Central Gulf Coast 12-31-2023
Sylvia Zborowski Director Eastern US 12-31-2022
Ngaire Abernethy Director Rocky Mountain 12-31-2022
Kathy Olin Director at Large Central Gulf Coast 12-31-2023
Connie Redmond Director Pacific Northwest 12-31-2022

Regional Managers

Name Position Region Term Expires
Karen Klein Regional Manager Central Gulf Coast 2-1-2023
Susan Herman Regional Manager Eastern US 2-1-2024
Nicholas Meier

Keena Jones

Regional Manager

Regional Manager Elect

Midwest 2-1-2023


Molly Fischer Regional Manager Pacific Northwest 2-1-2024
Cathleen McMurran Regional Manager Pacific Southwest (Co-RM) 2-1-2024
Leslie White Regional Manager Pacific Southwest (Co-RM) 2-1-2025
Sandy Miller Regional Manager Rocky Mountain 2-1-2024
Myla Mitchell C0-Regional Manager Southeast 2-1-2025
Valerie Wolford Co-Regional Manager Southeast 2-1-2023

We currently have seven regions in the United States:

  • Central Gulf Coast (CGC): New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas & Louisiana
  • Eastern (EUS): Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia
  • Midwest (MWR): Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio & Missouri
  • Pacific Northwest (PNW): Washington, Oregon, Idaho & Alaska
  • Pacific Southwest (PSW): California, Nevada, Arizona & Hawai’i
  • Rocky Mountain (RMR): Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska, Utah, Colorado & Kansas
  • Southeast (SER): Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina & Florida


Mailing Address:
HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response
1292 High Street, #182
Eugene, OR 97401