Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society is a volunteer oversight body for the organization. Board members are the fiduciaries who steer the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as by making sure the organization has adequate resources to advance its mission.

Kieran Osborne, Vice President

Janet Ames, Interim Chair/Treasurer

John Corby

Susan Rodriguez, Secretary

Mitch Telson

Mike Inkrott

Claire Sheehy

The Santa Maria Valley Humane Society is continually aligning the organization’s needs with the capacities of individual members on its Board of Directors. Therefore, we are welcoming new applicants for consideration to be elected.  If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors, download the application here and submit it to our Executive Director at director@smvhs.org.  We strive to meet with each individual applicant. If there is a fit with current needs and volunteer time and talent, an interview with the Nominating Committee will be scheduled.  Applicants reviewed by the Nominating Committee are presented to the full Board of Directors for consideration.