Our Board of Directors protects Heartland Animal Shelter’s mission.

The Heartland Animal Shelter Board of Directors is comprised of eight members including our Executive Director, and is vested with the full power to promote Heartland’s welfare. The Board is elected annually by voting members including active volunteers and employees. The Board meets regularly to discuss the concerns, direction, and management of Heartland’s affairs.

Current Board Members:

President: C.J. Sultz
Vice President: Scott Hargadon
Treasurer: Tom Bohn
Secretary: Chris Proesel
Director: John Fairbairn
Director: Amy Downey
Director: Avantika Chandra
Director: Gabriella Keresi-Uresti


When you adopt from a no-kill shelter, you save two lives. The animal you adopt and the one that replaces him.