Board & Staff

Board of Trustees

The Providence Animal Rescue League’s Board of Trustees is comprised of compassionate community members committed to bettering the welfare of homeless animals and furthering the mission and reach of the Providence Animal Rescue League.

Providence Animal Rescue League
Board of Trustees Executive Committee

Karin Morse – President
Steven Triedman – Vice President
Adam Antonik – Treasurer
Joss Poulton – Secretary


Luann Edwards
Dr. James Harper III
Colleen E. Quigley
Linda Chapman
Chad Nelson, Esq
Cara Bradley
Priya Banerjee

Keena Palmer - Emeritus
Colin L. Robinson – Emeritus

PARL Leadership Staff

The Providence Animal Rescue League is proud of the compassionate, qualified individuals who comprise our executive, administrative and animal care teams. PARL prides itself on the quality of care we provide for the thousands of animals and people that come to PARL for our assistance on a yearly basis.

Jim Connell, Executive Director

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Megan Yaffe, Director of Community Programs

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Chelsea Fredrikson, Shelter Manager

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Leah Bello, Small Animal Program & Volunteer Coordinator

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Dana Teel, Cat Program Coordinator

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Jill Ganley, Dog Program Coordinator

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Alison Bremmer, Medical Coordinator

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