Chandra Cushman- Executive Director
Chandra has been a team member since 2007, where she started as an Animal Care Tech cleaning kennels. Over the years, Chandra’s hard work and dedication have allowed her to move her way up into managerial roles, and finally, into the position of the Executive Director. Chandra is a member of the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA) and is actively furthering her experience and education in the Animal Welfare industry. As Executive Director, she is responsible for developing and directing all programs, activities and operations necessary to advance the mission and core values of HSCAZ.
Annie Bamber- Outreach Programs Coordinator
Annie began working for the Humane Society of Central Arizona in June of 2015. She was previously employed by Boston Medical Center where she gained experience working with Non-Profit organizations. Annie has previously worked for a veterinary clinic for 4 years where she gained experience working with animals and assisting in practice management. Annie’s responsibilities include helping to grow and support HSCAZ’s volunteer and humane education programs, volunteer recognition and helping with events and activities.
D.J. Palmer- Veterinary Technician
D.J. joined HSCAZ in August 2015. He has 10 years experience as a veterinary technician and also with boarding, grooming and obedience training. D.J. brings with him a true passion for animals and a desire to provide them the utmost in excellent medical care. D.J.’s responsibilities include vaccinations and testing, assisting during spay and neuter surgeries including all public clinics, and providing medical treatment for the animals in HSCAZ’s care.