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Board of Directors 

Mike Cavanagh - President
Isaac Breadner - Vice-President
Janice Skinner - Secretary
Ray Gemmill - Treasurer
Pat Peace
Eileen Duncan
Bruce Dyer
Laurie Bickle
Judith Hayes

Join our Board!  Submit your resume/letter of interest to: 

Phone: 705-878-4618
Fax: 705-878-5141

Second Chance:
Phone: 705-320-8240

Quick Reference Emails

Shelter Administation

Executive Director

Shelter Manager

Animal Cruelty or
Call 310-SPCA (7722)

HSKL Staff:

Executive Director - Henny Venus
Shelter Manager - Courtney
Animal Care - Josh
Animal Care - Carolyn
Animal Care - Emily  
Agent - Donna 
Reception - Kim 
Community Relations Coordinator - Katie
Bookkeeper - Tina

Notice to HSKL Volunteers: Mandatory Volunteer Meeting!

The staff will be hosting three (3) meetings, regarding shelter policies, procedures and protocols in relation to health and safety and animal care.

You do not have to attend all the meetings. We are hosting three, to help accommodate with busy schedules and lifestyles. Each session is expected to take two hours and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

We will be recording attendance. You do not need to advise us as to which session you will be attending. If you cannot make any of the below dates, you need to inform Henny ( 704-878-4618) or Luanne (

Wednesday, Sept. 13th:  1pm to 3pm OR 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Saturday, Sept. 23rd:  10:30am-12pm

Thank you for your understanding and for helping make HSKL a great place to work and to volunteer!