Board of directors

Role of the board

The Upper Credit Humane Society is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that provides independent and objective oversight and acts in the best interests of the organization and the animals in its care. Board members elected to a two-year term at the UCHS annual general meeting each spring.

Our board of directors

  • Chair Chris Pohlkamp
  • Vice Chair Angela Pellegrino
  • Past Chair Cathy Slaney 
  • Treasurer Charles Furnivall
  • Secretary Kaitlin Bourque


  • Susan Davidson
  • Diane Gibbard
  • David Heimbecker
  • Tom Kobayashi
  • Dr. Frances Walker
  • Suzanne Whaley