BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Sienna and Romey (not pictured Goliath).
Tracy is a native of Marshalltown, Iowa, and now lives in Des Moines with her two dogs Kager and Jacob which are both Hope foster failures and her two rescue cats from ARL Tigger and Pooh and most recently, another foster fail kitty Gideon. She joined the Hope team in February 2015 as a foster about six months after losing her beloved black lab Malibu after 11 years which was also a rescue dog. Tracy was responsible for the addition of the Malibu Friendship Pet Fountain at Riley Park in her neighborhood.
Tracy works for CDS Global, Inc. as a senior account analyst.
Sydney is from Slater, Iowa. She’s an Iowa State alum and lives in the Des Moines area while attending graduate school at Drake University. Sydney has three fur babies - Mini Moo, Theo and June Bug. She continues to foster dogs and truly enjoys finding furever homes for dogs in need.
Sydney is also Hope's Fundraising/Marketing Co-Chair.
Sam was born and raised in Des Moines area and has always been a huge fan of animals. She is a self-proclaimed crazy dog mom. Sam has two pups named Theodore and Charles who are her pride and joy.
Sam started fostering for Hope in July'18 and has continued to become more involved ever since. She is thrilled to be on the board and learn more about the rescue "biz".
Katie was born and raised in the Des Moines area. Growing up she always had pets of some sorts. Currently she resides in Des Moines with husband Shane and their furbaby Thelma. Katie works full-time as a Certified Medical Assistant and loves to help people and furry ones (except spiders as they are on their own). She loves to help those in need and has immensely enjoys volunteering with Hope Animal Rescue. When free time allows she enjoys her time with her 12 nieces and nephews.
While we may never know the pain or struggles of a rescue dog....the love they show us is unlike any other.