If you need assistance regarding adoption, surrendering an animal, lost or found animals, wildlife, obedience classes or general information,
please call 630-323-5630 during our business hours.
Jen, a volunteer for many years, joined our staff in the spring of 2018. A lifelong animal lover and advocate, as the Humane Education Manager, she leads all of our Humane Education Programing including our Summer Camps, Kid Volunteer Programs, and various Community Outreach Programs teaching how to respect, protect and understand the animals that share our world and can bring so much joy to our lives. Jen earned her BA in Psychology and MA in Teaching.
Deborah has been a volunteer with the Hinsdale Humane Society since 1994 working with animal socialization, fundraising, special events and various administrative duties. In mid-2010, she began working for the Hinsdale Humane Society as Pet Therapy Coordinator handling the administrative details of the pet therapy programs, recruiting new teams, scheduling sessions and ensuring that Pet Therapy teams received the training and support necessary for the success of the organization. Since 2017, as Pet Therapy Program Manager, she has expanded the role to incorporate relationship development with participating organizations (such as nursing homes, libraries, and AMITA Health) to monitor delivery of existing programs, incorporate any needed adjustments, expand the reach of our work in the community and encourage financial support for Pet Therapy programming. Deborah has experience with volunteer programs for scouting, alumni associations, her church and her township political organizations. She has a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA in Finance from DePaul University, and previously worked in financial management and technology sales/client support.