Board of Directors

Our Board is comprised of Kitsap residents with a wealth of professional experience whose devotion to animals has led them to contribute their time, professional advice and resources to Kitsap Humane Society. Board Committees include Finance and Audit, Facilities, Governance, Development, and Executive.

Interested in serving on the Board? Contact Eric Stevens at (360) 692-6977, ext. 1115 or e-mail


Carole Aughnay

Carole is a lifelong resident of Kitsap County. She is the President/Owner of Bridge2Bridge Beverages, formerly known as Bremerton Bottling Company, a Pepsi Cola and Beverage(s) Distributor. Carole firmly believes in supporting the structures necessary for animals (wild and domestic) and humans to cohabit together peacefully and in harmony, as well as working on and with the many layers needed to support our domestic fids (furry and fuzzy kids) including housing needed to hold the animals for shelter, medical care, adoption, and fostering, as well as bringing awareness of the services offered by Kitsap Humane Society and other organizations to our community on behalf of the animals. Carole’s lifelong love of animals includes nursing those injured and abandoned as a young girl (keeping them in her closet) to carrying injured animals in her purse to keep an eye on them to spending hours trying to catch an animal that is scared and hungry….(thank goodness her parents didn’t know what resided in her room).

Sandra Butler

Sandra was born and raised in Germany. She moved to Hawaii in 2002 to complete her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Hawaii Pacific University. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in January 2004 and met her husband Charlie, a submariner in the U.S. Navy. In 2006, Sandra and Charlie were stationed in Kitsap County. They live in Port Orchard with their three dogs Limo, Sophie (rescues from Texas) and Jax (who was adopted from KHS). Sandra works as a Management Analyst at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. With her love for all animals, Sandra is very passionate about animal welfare and spreading awareness about KHS’s life saving efforts.

Christine (Tina) Chenevert

Tina recently retired from legal profession, where she initially handled  business litigation for large corporations and later an Assistant U.S. Attorney and criminal prosecutor in two California counties . Tina has had nonprofit Board experience and has been a supporter of multiple animal welfare organizations. She and her husband recently moved to Seabeck from California.

Jodi Davis

Jodi brings a unique combination of design and marketing experience to the KHS Board of Directors. She is Senior Creative Visual Manager at Tommy Bahamas in Seattle, and has 12 years of experience in the apparel, gift and stationary industry. She is also co-owner of Hound & Bottle (formerly known as Honor Bar) in Bremerton. Jodi and her husband are longtime supporters of KHS. They adopted their first dog, Paloma, from KHS in 1996, and since have added canine friends Sasha and Roadie to their family.

Katherine De Bruyn

Katherine retired as Chief Information Officer at Perkins Coie, a Seattle-based international law firm, and has since served on nine nonprofit boards, currently including Martha & Mary Health Services in Poulsbo.   She derives some of her greatest enjoyment from engaging with her community and from observing and supporting animals, both in the wild and as pets.  She would happily share her house with more dogs and a cat, but neither her husband nor Border Collie-cross Misty, who presides over their home after a stint in an Idaho shelter, is on board with this.




Aschlee Drescher

Aschlee is a life-long resident of Kitsap County and an avid animal lover. She is the Human Resources Consultant for the Washington Veterans Home, Retsil, and has experience in the veterinary medicine field, as support staff in both day practice and emergency medicine. Aschlee also serves as the vice chair of the Olympic Workforce Development Council and actively participates in local career training education programs in Kitsap County. She is passionate about animal welfare and furthering KHS’s mission. Aschlee is a current Port Orchard resident with her 12-year-old Weimaraner, Easton.

Tony Hinson

An attorney with a practice in Poulsbo primarily in the areas of estate planning, probate, and estate tax law. A Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy JAG Corps, Tony lives in Poulsbo.

Scott Menard

Scott grew up in Calgary, Alberta, and has dual citizenship. He came to Seattle to attend the University of Washington and attained two degrees there (BA science and doctorate in education.) Scott retired in 2005 after 30 years in education as a teacher, staff development trainer, high school principal and central office administrator (assistant superintendent). He has over 20 years in human resources and has held numerous leadership positions in professional organizations. Scott is a returning KHS Board member, having previously served from 2012 to 2018, including two years as board president. Scott has always been an animal lover, having dogs and cats as pets his entire life.

Kelly Morrow

Kelly is a CPA, working part-time at Nordstrom and as business manager at Sound Counsel Realty. She brings extensive financial accounting and auditing experience to the board, and a deep passion for animal welfare, including volunteering for the West Sound Wildlife Center.

Ronald P. Morse, D.D.S.

Ron is a dentist. He retired as Rear Admiral and Chief of the Navy Dental Corps in 1995. Ron directed dental care for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps and retired after 36 years of distinguished service. Following his Naval career, Ron was an Affiliate Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Washington from 1995-2005. Ron cares deeply about companion animals and the welfare of pets in our community.


Lori Oberlander

Currently employed with Department of Labor and Industries, overseeing their Customer Service program for Port Angeles and Bremerton Service locations. Previously served for 12 years as Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity in Kitsap County. Served 6 years in the Navy.

Emily Olson

Emily is a lifelong Kitsap County resident and currently lives in Port Orchard with her two dogs and two cats.  She works as Risk Manager for Kitsap Bank and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.  Emily is involved with various community programs in Kitsap Country and works with other non-profit organizations such as Junior Achievement and Girl Scouts. Emily is a graduate of the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Master’s in Business Administration from Pinchot University. Emily is committed to raising awareness of the issues KHS faces daily and the importance of its services to the Kitsap community

Shannon Orr

After spending almost a decade working various finance positions in Silicon Valley, Shannon moved back home to the Puget Sound area.  She immediately went to work for Starbucks Coffee Company and after 20 years recently retired as the Chief Financial Officer for the Americas.  Shannon has a Bachelor of Science in Finance and an MBA.  She lives on Bainbridge Island with her partner Melanie and both are animal lovers and huge supporters of KHS.  They can be found participating in special events, socializing cats, dog-walking and taking dogs on multi-day shelter breaks.

Nicolle Perisho

Nicolle is a small animal veterinarian. She graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. Nicolle volunteers in the KHS Shelter Medicine Department, performing surgeries for shelter dogs and cats. She and her husband live in Poulsbo and have two dogs.




David Sanders

David is an Executive Vice President at Casey Family Programs in Seattle, responsible for CFP’s public policy work. His work in support of child welfare has included directing the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services. He brings extensive senior level administrative experience in local government and in balancing complex budgets. He and his wife are ardent animal lovers and have two dogs and two cats.

Juliet Shields

Juliet is Professor of English at the University of Washington in Seattle, where she teaches classes on women writers and the history of the novel. In addition to experience in grant writing and event organizing, she brings the perspective of a volunteer dog walker at KHS to the Board of Directors.  Juliet and her husband Tom live on Bainbridge Island with their three dogs, Wally, Brolly, and Violet, and their two cats, Gus and Nigel.  They often open their home to animals in need of foster care, and have fostered everything from injured kittens and underweight rabbits to dogs in need of socialization.

Eric Stevens (Ex-officio)

As Executive Director of Kitsap Humane Society, Eric serves as an ex officio (non-voting) member of the board.  Eric has been our executive director since February 2012, leading KHS through significant organizational change and growth, including the current capital campaign.  Eric has had a long career working in the nonprofit sector, including two prior, long-term executive director positions.  He and his wife Caroline live on Bainbridge Island.  They have cared for animals together for many decades – including numerous cats and dogs, and even two goats and a donkey (once upon a time).  They are totally in love with their KHS adoptee, a sweet Pit Bull mix named Mork.

Emeritus Board

To be eligible to serve as a KHS Emeritus Board member, a member must have actively served at least one full 3-year term on KHS’ Board of Directors and had previously served in a leadership capacity on the Board during his/her tenure.

Kitsap Humane Society’s Emeritus Board

  • Cary Bozeman
  • Lynn Fleischbein
  • Kay Fritchman
  • Frank Gibbons
  • Dr. Cary Hills
  • Shelley Kneip
  • Dr. Scott Menard
  • Gerry Porter
  • Kathy Schultz
  • Rosemary Shaw
  • Kevin Sheehan
  • Erin Thomasson

In Memoriam

  • Dr. James Moore
  • Becky Swanson