Our Governance

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Open Door Animal Sanctuary’s governing board of directors generously donates their time to provide input to guide the long-term success of the sanctuary. The board is committed to maintaining strong governance practices and understands that adherence to sound principles of transparency and accountability are critical to earning and maintaining the trust of donors. The board has responsibility for establishing policies and overseeing management of the sanctuary, which has responsibility for day-to-day operations. Board members are kept informed about the sanctuary’s activities through a variety of means, including board meetings throughout the year and frequent updates from the executive director. The board is responsible for assuring that:

  • Adequate capital and managerial resources are available to implement programs
  • The systems of financial and internal controls are adequate
  • The organization conforms with applicable laws and regulations
  • The assets of the organization are utilized effectively and capital expenditures are reviewed

2018 GOVERNING BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Brian Stevens – President

Sherry Wood – Vice President

Cathy McCredie – Secretary

Gary Ault – Director

Wendy Borowsky – Director

Jane Budnick  – Director

Jim Gidcumb – Director

Ashley Sims – Director

Robert Sims – Director

Open Door Animal Sanctuary’s advisory directors provide guidance, support and advice to the governing board.

2018 ADVISORY BOARD DIRECTORS

Dennis Cloud, DVM

The Friends of Open Door provides support services to the governing board. This group plans and executes various fundraising events for the sanctuary throughout the year.

2018 FRIENDS OF OPEN DOOR OFFICERS
Formerly the Auxiliary Officers

Ashley Sims – President

Debbie Love – Vice President

Candace Curtis – Treasurer

Erin Petrie – Secretary

All governing officers and directors, advisory directors and Friends of Open Door officers and members are volunteers and do not receive any salaries or fees for their service.