Staff & Board of Trustees

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.

Chad Nelson, Executive Director

Contact Chad Nelson

Allison Kelleher, Finance Manager

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Chelsea Fredrikson, Shelter Manager

Contact Chelsea Fredrikson

Melisa Loa, Assistant Shelter Manager

Contact Melisa Loa

Kim Soderberg, Medical Coordinator

Contact Kim Titus

Leah Bello, Small Animal Program Coordinator & Medical Assistant

Contact Leah Bello

Brittany Palumbo, Volunteer Program Coordinator

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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

Joss Poulton – President
Luann Edwards – Vice President
Colleen E. Quigley, Esq. – Secretary
Karin Morse – Immediate Past President


Steve Angell
Mary-Catherine Armstrong
Cara Bradley
Linda Chapman
Luann Edwards
Lindy Nash, Esq.

Steven Triedman – Emeritus
Keena Palmer – Emeritus
Colin L. Robinson – Emeritus