Board of Directors

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Anna Cannan Chiasson, President

Michelle Smith, Executive Director

Michelle Smith, Executive Director

Maine~ Mom to Alphy, Bear & Griz of Afghanistan. Founder & President of 

Puppy Rescue Mission since inception in 2010.

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Michelle Smith, Executive Director

Michelle Smith, Executive Director

Michelle Smith, Executive Director

Texas~ Mom to Scout of Afghanistan, BooBoo of Bosnia & Amico of Lebanon as well as several American rescues. Director since inception in 2010.

Starla Trivilino

Starla Trivilino, Secretary

Michelle Smith, Executive Director

Starla Trivilino, Secretary

 North Carolina~ Mom to Isis & Mimi of Afghanistan and Scout of Kuwait. 

Retired State Department employee. 

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Linda Brooks, Treasurer

Linda Brooks, Treasurer

Linda Brooks, Treasurer

Texas~ Mom to Liberty of Afghanistan.

Always up to a challenge to foster the long term dogs.  

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Mary Lee Ball

Linda Brooks, Treasurer

Linda Brooks, Treasurer

Washington DC~ Mom to Finley of Afghanistan, Mavis and Taao of Thailand.  Mary has been a flight escort for so many dogs and cats.  

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Kaydee Johannsen

Linda Brooks, Treasurer

Kaydee Johannsen

Washington~ Mom to Leonidas and Mittens of Afghanistan and Coordinator of Leonidas 'Pawing It Forward' Auctions raising thru the years close to $100K

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Brandon Ito

Cecilia Pinter

Cecilia Pinter

Arizona~ US Army Veteran and dad to Setara of Afghanistan and Gece of Turkey.  Many dogs got their "happily ever after" because of his time served in Afghanistan.  

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Cecilia Pinter

Cecilia Pinter

Cecilia Pinter

Maine~ Mom to Lucky who was rescued by Canadian Soldiers.  She passed away in 2017.  She was a lucky girl to have lived in Maine for 7 years.  Mother to Chris Chiasson~the reason Puppy Rescue Mission was started.  

Adoption Team/Sasha's Legacy Team

Beth Small | Puppy Rescue Mission | Adoption Team

Beth Small

Jen Lacosse

Jen Lacosse

Texas~ Mom to Jangi of Afghanistan

Jen Lacosse| Puppy Rescue Mission | Adoption Team

Jen Lacosse

Jen Lacosse

Jen Lacosse

New York~ Mom to Tango of Qatar 

Sherry Burg | Puppy Rescue Mission | Adoption Team

Sherry Burg

Jen Lacosse

Sherry Burg

  Virginia~ Mom to Rylee of Afghanistan, Rafo of Bosnia and part time Mom to Hector Bear of Afghanistan   

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Brenna Lamitie

Lauren Bjerregaard

Lauren Bjerregaard

 Connecticut~ Mom to Zuri of Africa,  Charlie Two Socks of Djibouti and Tak of Afghanistan 

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Lauren Bjerregaard

Lauren Bjerregaard

Lauren Bjerregaard

Washington~ Mom to Dena and Odin, mother and son from Afghanistan 

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Kat Hawes

Lauren Bjerregaard

Kat Hawes

Florida~ Mom to Lily of Afghanistan 

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Jennifer Biehl

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Virginia~ Mom to Tuga of San Diego, Rora of Bahrain

Sasha | Puppy Rescue Mission | Adoption Team

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Coordinators

Starla Trivilino, Fosters

Starla Trivilino, Fosters

Starla Trivilino, Fosters

North Carolina~  Mom to Isis & Mimi of Afghanistan and Scout of Kuwait. 

Retired State Department employee.  

Mary DiJulio, Microchips

Starla Trivilino, Fosters

Starla Trivilino, Fosters

Washington~  Mom to Ammo of Afghanistan, Chance and Buddy of Kuwait 

Elan Birkeland, Instagram

Starla Trivilino, Fosters

Elan Birkeland, Instagram

Japan~ Marine wife currently living in Japan. Mom to Demi of Afghanistan. 

Beth Small, Website

Kim McCarty, Ground Transports

Elan Birkeland, Instagram

 Texas~ Mom to Jangi of Afghanistan 

Kim McCarty, Ground Transports

Kim McCarty, Ground Transports

Kim McCarty, Ground Transports

Pennsylvania~ Mom to Meatball, Butterball, Bella and Ellie May of Afghanistan. 

Linda Merkel, Fundraising

Kim McCarty, Ground Transports

Kim McCarty, Ground Transports

Illinois~ Mom to several PRM kitty rescues.

Shelley Quayle, PRM Store

Ohio~Longtime PRM supporter