WRR Staff

Administrative & Program Staff

Lynn Cuny, Founder/President
James Martinez, Director of Development
Michelle Elble, Director of Operations
Alina Bollinger, Development and Communications Coordinator
Kaitlin Contreras, Donor Relations & Community Partnership Manager
Andrew Weber, Volunteer & Education Manager
Ashton Kuhn, Gifts & Records Specialist
Parker Menchaca, Outreach Coordinator
Craig Brestrup, Ph.D., Development Associate

Animal Care Leadership

Diane Thovson, LVT, Animal Admin Director
Leon Ruttley, Sanctuary Director
Emily Grizzell, Rehabilitation Director
Jessica Khodadad, DVM, Lead Veterinarian
Mattingly Yates, DVM, Veterinarian
Amber Pippin, Hospital Manager
Danielle Moncado, Manager of the Sherman Animal Care Complex (San Antonio)
Shannon Smith, Sanctuary Coordinator
Grace Kelliher, Training Coordinator
Donna Gonzales, Training Coordinator

*At any given time, there are also approximately 25 non-leadership Animal Caretakers, multiple Veterinary Technicians, and other animal care support staff.

Hotline Staff

Lacey Jessamine, Hotline Manager
David Bassi, Hotline Rescue Specialist
Eric Alaniz, Hotline Rescue Specialist

Maintenance & Facilities

Art Gonzales, Facilities Director
Darryl Ontiveros, Facilities Lead
James Moser, Facilities Technician
Keith Doyle, Facilities Technician

Have a question? Unsure where it should be directed? 


Email info@wildlife-rescue.org for any general, non-animal-emergency-related questions.

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