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This month, we are celebrating the wonderful women who lead the SPCA of Texas as one of the top animal welfare organizations in North Texas.
These talented women are responsible for taking our organization to the next level with their skills and expertise, and we are so proud to have so many wonderful women in leadership at our organization.
Some of our women in leadership include:
Karen Froehlich, President & CEO
Karen Froehlich, President & CEO for the SPCA of Texas, joined the organization in January of 2016. Karen is an accomplished animal welfare professional with proven experience directing all aspects of daily business operations within the animal welfare sector. She is a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA).
Prior to joining SPCA of Texas, Karen was the Director of Grants and Programs at PetSmart Charities where she was responsible for annual funding of $25 million to animal welfare groups to save more lives and make their communities a better place for animals. She was also Executive Director of the Humane Society of Central Texas in Waco and had extensive experience in the corporate environment before entering animal welfare in 2007. She lives in Dallas with her dogs and cats.
Learn more about Karen at https://spca.org/team-members/karen-froehlich/
Victoria Cowper, VP of Operations
Victoria’s 22+ years’ experience in animal welfare is wide-ranging and vast. While much of her career has been working for animal shelters and spay/neuter organizations in Arizona, she has spent the last several years traveling the country to provide leadership and executive-level support for animal shelters and spay/neuter groups in transition. Her experience in open admission and limited admission animal shelter management, disaster response, spay/neuter services in rural and metro areas, and managing county and city animal care and control contracts make her an ideal leader for developing programs and collaborations to advance our mission in the community. Her expertise in implementing lifesaving strategies also brings a unique perspective to the ongoing management and future development of our new Pet Support and Resource Center.
Learn more about Victoria at https://spca.org/team-members/victoria-cowper/
Maura Davies, VP of Marketing, Communications and Events
Maura Davies, Vice President for Marketing & Communications for the SPCA of Texas, has been with the organization since June of 2001. Maura oversees the Marketing & Communications department, which is responsible for responding to and working with traditional and social media to publicize the SPCA of Texas’ many programs and services; maintaining the SPCA of Texas’ website; raising funds through special events, corporate partnerships and online initiatives; designing and producing collateral material; and spreading the word about the SPCA of Texas to the community at large with a focus on maintaining the SPCA of Texas’ brand.
Learn more about Maura at https://spca.org/team-members/maura-davies/
Judith Dumont, VP of Organizational Development
Judith Dumont, Vice President of Organizational Development for the SPCA of Texas joined the organization in October 2021. Overseeing the human resources function of our collective team, Judith uses strategic thinking to guide and direct the people, policies, and procedures of our organization to ensure compliance, effectiveness, and high levels of employee and volunteer engagement. Investing in the positive culture of the SPCA of Texas directly impacts the quality of care we provide for our animals, and bringing our mission of providing every animal exceptional care and a loving home to life is Judith’s key focus.
Learn more about Judith at https://spca.org/team-members/judith-dumont/
Amanda Rainey, VP of Development
Amanda Rainey joined the SPCA of Texas in 2021, overseeing the Development department. Amanda and the Development team help build relationships with supporters in the community and throughout the country to achieve the SPCA of Texas’ mission and vision of providing every animal exceptional care and a loving home. Prior to her work with SPCA of Texas, Amanda has contributed to the success of other area nonprofits including the University of Dallas, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas and Big Thought in her prior roles as Vice President.
Amanda has an undergraduate degree from Southeast Missouri State University and a master’s degree from Indiana University. She resides in Grand Prairie with her dogs Melvin, Phoebe and PattyCake. When she’s not working with donors and community members, you can find Amanda volunteering at local open intake animal shelters in the large dog area.
Learn more about Amanda at https://spca.org/team-members/amanda-rainey-cfre/
Join us in celebrating the Women’s History Month and all of the women at the SPCA of Texas who work tirelessly to provide every animal with exceptional care and a loving home. If you’re interested in joining the SPCA of Texas team, please visit www.spca.org/careers.
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