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Enhance the Lives of Companion Animals and Native Wildlife

The Junior Advisory Council (JAC) of Humane Animal Rescue is comprised of a diverse group of up to 21 young emerging leaders committed to advancing the mission to enhance the lives of companion animals and native wildlife. The JAC builds networks and awareness of Humane Animal Rescue among other emerging leaders, supports events, expands social media capabilities, and generates new ideas for events, publicity and activities.

Being a Member of the JAC has many benefits. You will have the opportunity to act as an Ambassador on behalf of Humane Animal Rescue, the largest animal welfare organization in Western Pennsylvania. You will gain team building and leadership experience working with other like-minded individuals on the JAC, as well as dedicated staff.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Commit at least 50 hours a year to the JAC and Humane Animal Rescue
  • Attend 75% of the JAC meetings annually.
  • Make a personal financial contribution to Humane Animal Rescue
  • Leverage personal and professional networks for event planning and attendance, social media exposure and general fundraising.

 

Requirements to become a JAC member:

  • Must be between the ages of 21 and 40, residing in the Pittsburgh region.
  • Exhibit a passion for animals and Humane Animal Rescue’s mission and vision
  • Ability to network in the community, ask for contributions, and engage people
  • Demonstrated nonprofit experience with charitable events, fundraising or event coordination
  • Recognition within professional, community or nonprofit field preferred

 

Applications are closed to join the Junior Advisory Council in 2020.

 

Current Members

  • Melissa Evans, President
  • Dr. Julia Morley, Vice President
  • Elizabeth Conway
  • Taylor Davis
  • Joanie Hilton Hayek
  • Emma Leonelli
  • Kathryn Kukla
  • Christen Malone
  • Emelee Sigal Mihalick
  • Samantha Nielsen
  • Kylie Paoletta
  • Robert Trinkle
  • Kelly Wummer
  • Jessica Yaukey

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