Marion Black: Well known in the philanthropic community, Marion continues to be generous with many organizations and institutions, especially when it comes to animals and animal welfare. Marion and her late husband Van-Lear Black helped us establish Dogwood Farm Sanctuary in the very early days.
Florence Shinkle: A former reporter for the St. Louis Post Dispatch, Florence lends a large dose of sanity and thoughtful good judgment to our organization, which is often needed. She continues to be a receptive listener who offers frank and clear evaluations for all sorts of emotional and practical decisions. Florence’s equine expertise is highly valued when it comes to determining priorities and finding resources.
Kenneth R. Mares, Ph.D.: Ken has been a great friend personally and has been very supportive of Dogwood Farm Sanctuary. We look forward to more sage advice and forever being our sounding board. He listens and asks smart questions.
Judith Stupp: Judith and her husband Philip have been long-time dog loving friends and have watched Dogwood Farm Sanctuary grow each year. Judith has a lot of experience with building projects and we look forward to her great advice as we embark on a new capital project.
Robin Brown Woll: A long-time friend and fellow horse and dog lover, Robin recently joined the board. She plans to lend support by growing our social media presence and adding her great positive energy and enthusiasm to the cause.
And, Elizabeth Niven: Founder and head dog, horse, cat and chicken wrangler. (And yard cleaner, vacuum operator, door opener…)