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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
    Keena Jones Director, President Midwest 12-31-2022
    Constance Howell Director, Vice-President Pacific Southwest 12-31-2022
    Shay Jacobson Director at Large, Treasurer Midwest 02-28-2024
    Pam Madden Director at Large, Secretary Southeast  02-28-2023
    Jeanne Hooke Director Central Gulf Coast 12-31-2023
    Glenn Schafer Director Eastern US 12-31-2022
    Ngaire Abernethy Director Rocky Mountain 12-31-2022
    Heather Jenkins Brazell Director Southeast 12-31-2023
    Connie Redmond Director Pacific Northwest 12-31-2022
    Kathy Olin Director at Large Central Gulf Coast 02-28-2024

    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 Regional Manager Midwest (Co-RM) 2-1-2023
    Whitney Romine Regional Manager Midwest (Co-RM) 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) 2-1-2024
    Sandy Miller Regional Manager Rocky Mountain 2-1-2024
    Myla Mitchell Regional Manager Southeast 2-1-2023
    Valerie Wolford 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