Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for driving policy and growth, making decisions based on AP charter, promoting AP values and community engagement.  Assisting staff and volunteers.

Our Founder

Barb Windgassen began Anthem Pets in 2005 to help pets like these. She invested everything that she possibly could and with the help and generosity of the community, Anthem Pets has become what it is today: A 501 (c)(3) volunteer rescue with many years of valued and trusted service in Anthem.

President

Lori – LoriM@AnthemPets.org

My passion is fighting for those who cannot fight for themselves. I have always loved animals, so when the opportunity came to step up and fight, I did it with gusto. I started off fostering pets, then volunteering and later a position on the Board. Being voted in as President was such an incredible honor. Just being a part of this venerable organization is a dream. I hope to do justice to our cause and most importantly change many pet lives for the better.

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Vice -President, Microchip Coordinator

Amy – AmyB@AnthemPets.org

Animals make me want to be a better person and they enrich our lives. They love you for who you are no matter what and that is why I dedicate time to helping them in any way I can.

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Treasurer

Angie – AngieW@AnthemPets.org

 

 

 

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 Director of Events

Adam – AdamR@AnthemPets.org

For as long as I can remember I always had pets in the house. After 14 years we had recently lost out dog, this sparked my desire to do more with animals. There are endless amounts of animals who are lost or just need a home for someone to love and take care of them. Words can not express the joy it brings me when we find that forever home for one of our cats or dogs. Most people say that they rescue animals, I truly believe they rescue us. 

 

 

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Dog Coordinator

Amy Price – amyp.anthempets@AnthemPets.org

My love for rescuing animals started 20 years ago when my husband and I were looking to buy a Lab. First, we decided to look at the animal shelters in Phoenix, walking through the aisles and aisles of dogs within seconds… I knew I would never adopt anything but a rescue. Four rescued dogs later, and one special kitty that was found in a canal and rescued by Anthem Pets, I fell in love with our precious kitty and Anthem Pets. 

 

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Cat Adoption Coordinator

Heather – Rescue@AnthemPets.org

 
I have always had a love for animals and would bring home strays.  This led me to work in the pet industry for 11 years after college.  When I moved back to Arizona, I wanted to get more involved since my kids were older and found Anthem Pets.  I received my first foster cats in June of 2018.  48 fosters later anthem pets have become like family.  I love being able to give cats a second chance at a wonderful life.

Microchip and eMail Coordinator

Taylor – TaylorW@AnthemPets.org

Sheriff Callie was my first rescue and she was pregnant. Callie’s litter introduced me to the world of kitten rescue and I don’t think I’ll ever stop. The ultimate love and heartbreak is working in animal rescue. 

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Lost & Found Coordinator

Sharon – SharonS@AnthemPets.org

I’ve been involved in reuniting the lost and found pets in our area thru Anthem Pets since 2013. Seeing all the sad faces behind bars at the pound makes me glad I can do my part to help pets avoid the pound by assisting with a local network to reunite lost pets with their owners.  I’ve also taken in my share of stray cats in Anthem and foster fails of both cats and dogs which has led to a very full house of furry babies.