Story from Michigan Pet Fund Alliance
Al-Van Humane Society in South Haven welcomes new Executive Director Will Anzenberger, who is replacing Cathy Thaler. Al-Van received Michigan Pet Fund Alliance’s Most Improved Open Admission Shelter award for 2012 with a save rate of 63.23%, an exemplary increase from 2011’s Save Rate of 18.41%.
In September 2013, Thaler announced her retirement. Al-Van’s Board of Directors embarked on a 4-month search for her replacement. Based on their strategic plan, which encompasses a no kill commitment and includes a significant expansion to the shelter, they were searching for a candidate with a strong and proven development background. Continue reading