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Please contact Paul Emerson if you are interested in volunteering, etc.

Meet The Team

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Paul Emerson

Chairman of the Rescue Committee, Paul brings a lot of rescue knowledge to the committee from experience as Rescue Chair for his regional Bernese Club,

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Carol Chimera

Committee member, Carol brings a lot of rescue knowledge and resources through her connections at NBRAN.

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Dan Reitz

Committee Member, Dan is excited to be able to help this special breed.

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Gretchen Wetzel

Committee member, Gretchen brings a lot of breed knowledge.

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Amber Corduan

Committee member, Amber has been involved in purebred dogs since 2003. She owns a well-respected, successful pet boarding kennel since 2007. This has enabled her to have hands on experience with tens of thousands of dogs. During this time, she has had the opportunity to help socialize and rehabilitate numerous dogs.

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John Lugo

Committee member, John is excited to be able to help rescue and re-home Kooikers who are in need!

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Hailey Perkins

Committee member, Hailey has been working as a professional groomer since 15 years old. She now has a successful pet boarding and daycare facility that helps rescues with rehabilitation and a holistic pet retail store that focuses on helping animals become the happiest, healthiest pet they can be. Her own very first rescue dog is turning 15 soon!.

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