Our Team

Management Team

Martha Boden, CEO | READ BIO
Dr. Rizal Lopez, Senior Director/Veterinary Services | READ BIO
Carolyn Wisniewski, Senior Director of Development | READ BIO
Brent Bardell, Managing Director, Operations | READ BIO
Judy Thompson, Managing Director, Finance | READ BIO
Emily Barber, Managing Director, Human Resources
Angela Durden, Animal & Client Welfare Sr. Manager
Hayley May, Operational Outreach Sr. Manager
Nick Rivard, Sr. Facility Manager
Lisa Richardson, Director of Development Operations
Sarah Stout, Sr. Medical Manager
Melissa Rivard, Hospital Manager

For media information or to book an interview with one of our staff contact:

Carolyn Wisniewski, Senior Director of Development: 727.308.1257
Laura Fontanills, B2 Communications: 813.215.1271

2018 Board of Directors


John Ralph, President
Donna Hostnick, Secretary
Jonathan Browy, Treasurer, Finance Chair
Carrie O’Brion, Vice President, Development & Marketing Chair
Marilyn Hulsey, Vice President, Governance Chair
Kelly Hayden, Vice President, Facilities Chair


D. “Rep” DeLoach, III
Michele Egerter
Jessica Eilerman
Lisa Nummi
Katie Pemble
Rita Peterman

Note: all board members are independent, voting members

To reach the SPCA Tampa Bay Board of Directors with compliments, suggestions or concerns, please use the form below. Please direct any inquiries through this form rather than attempting to contact board members at their home or place of employment. Be sure to include your name, phone number and email address along with your inquiry. Correspondence sent to board members anonymously and at any addresses other than the one provided here will not receive a response.

Largo Shelter

9099 130th Avenue North
Largo, Florida 33773

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Shelter Hours:

Tuesday – Friday: 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Veterinary Center

3250 5th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713

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Veterinary Center Hours:

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.*
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

*Closed 12:30 p.m. -2:00 p.m. every 3rd & 4th Tuesday of the month

New Dawn Animal Behavior Center

3250 5th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713

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New Dawn Animal Behavior Center Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.*
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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