The caring and professional staff at the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society sets us apart from other organizations in the field.  Between the members of the leadership team, there is more than 150 years of experience in animal welfare guiding and strengthening this vibrant non-profit organization.  Consider stopping by the shelter to meet us and tour soon!


Kerri Burns, CEO

Dr. Katie Marrie, Vice President of Veterinary Medicine

Dori Villalon, Vice President of Campus Operations

Sofia Rodriguez, Vice President of Philanthropy & Outreach

Brianna Lane, Director of Finance & Technology

Denyce Gardner, Executive Assistant