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Terry T. Warren, PhD, JD - Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel
Shila Nordone, PhD - Chief Scientific Officer
Mona E. Povlick, CPA - Director of Finance
Erica Kitchen - Director of Development & Communications
Samantha Wright - Program Manager
Sharla Seidel - Development & Communications Manager
Kathryn Simpson - Development Coordinator
Rita Gardner - Executive Assistant
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation, Inc. is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Directors bring a variety of experience in finance, marketing, human resources, human medicine and of course, canine health. Click on the Directors names to learn more about each of them.
A. Duane Butherus, PhD - Chairman
Elizabeth Settles, DVM, JD - Vice Chairman
Cindy Vogels - Treasurer
Connie Field - Secretary
William J. Feeney, Esq.
J. Charles Garvin, MD
Steven D. Gladstone, Esq.
Susan LaCroix Hamil
Andrew Gene Mills
William R. Newman, MD
Mary Smith, BVMS, PhD, DACVIM
Howard B. Spey, MD
William Truesdale, DVM
Mrs. Myrle Hale
Dr. Robert J. Hritzo
Dr. William R. Newman
John A. Studebaker
The Grants Committee is responsible for the general oversight, funding and stewardship of the grants program of the AKC Canine Health Foundation. They recommendations and scientific expertise to the CHF Board of Directors in determining new avenues of research and directions to best utilize the grant funds available. View the Grants Committee Members.