Our Team

Management Team

Martha Boden, CEO | READ BIO
Carolyn Wisniewski, Chief Development Officer | READ BIO
Judy Thompson, Chief Finance Officer | READ BIO
Emily Barber, Chief Human Resources Officer | READ BIO
Dr. Melisse Conway, Chief Medical Officer, St. Pete Veterinary Center  | READ BIO
Dr. Rizal Lopez, Medical Director, Spay/Neuter Clinic, Largo Shelter  | READ BIO

Angela Durden, Animal & Client Welfare Sr. Manager
Hayley May, Operational Outreach Sr. Manager
Nick Rivard, Sr. Facility Manager
Sarah Stout, Sr. Medical Manager
Melissa Rivard, Hospital Manager
Paige Kunkle, Behavior Department Manager
Mitchy Chavez, Intake & Investigations Manager
Sharon Sharp, Marketing & Communications Manager

For media information or to book an interview with one of our staff contact:

Carolyn Wisniewski, Chief Development Officer: 727-308-1257
Missy MacFarlane, B2 Communications: 813-230-7736

2018 Board of Directors


Jonathan Browy, President
Donna Hostnick, Secretary
Katie Pemble, Treasurer, Finance Chair
Carrie O’Brion, Vice President, Development & Marketing Chair
Marilyn Hulsey, Vice President, Governance Chair
Kelly Hayden, Vice President, Facilities Chair


Simone DeLoach
Michele Egerter
Jessica Eilerman
Andy Gaunce
Amy Maguire
Ken Ronecker

Note: all board members are independent, voting members

To reach the SPCA Tampa Bay Board of Directors with compliments, suggestions or concerns, please use the form below. Please direct any inquiries through this form rather than attempting to contact board members at their home or place of employment. Be sure to include your name, phone number and email address along with your inquiry. Correspondence sent to board members anonymously and at any addresses other than the one provided here will not receive a response.

Largo Shelter

9099 130th Avenue North
Largo, Florida 33773

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Shelter Hours:

Tuesday – Friday: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Veterinary Center

3250 5th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713

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Veterinary Center Hours:

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.*
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

*Closed 12:30 p.m. -2:00 p.m. every 3rd & 4th Tuesday of the month

New Dawn Animal Behavior Center

11501A 47th St. North
Clearwater, FL 33762

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New Dawn Animal Behavior Center Hours:

Hours: Open Tuesday – Saturday, Closed Sundays and Mondays

(note: their classes times vary month to month so they don’t really have set hours)

Get in touch

Shelter Phone:

Shelter Fax:

Cruelty Investigation Hotline:

Animal Transport:

Pet Behavior Tipline:


Pet & Estate Planning Tools:

Veterinary Center Phone:

Veterinary Center Fax:


New Dawn Animal Behavior Center Phone:

New Dawn Animal Behavior Center Fax:


stay in touch.