Mission Statement

Our mission is to improve the lives of animals, alleviate their suffering, and elevate their status in society, to help control the animal population, and to investigate and reduce animal cruelty. To create a better world for animals, by providing a safe haven for animals and increasing adoptions by matching the right animal with the right home forever.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to be the premier animal resource center in the Southern Tier, dedicated to creating a humane community by improving and providing enrichment, education, and programming to keep animals and families together.

Board Members

Jennifer Donlan, President

Darrell Newvine, Vice President

Nora Bush, Treasurer

Jamie Koliander, Secretary

Alison Beaulieu, DVM

Kathy Bender

Lynn Durkan

Barbara Repp-Lescault

William Lescault

John Tokos

Judy Valek

Sylvia Vestey

Staff Members

Karen Matson, Executive Director, kmatson@bchumanesoc.com

Laurie Hubik, Shelter Manager, lhubik@bchumanesoc.com

Kim Broderick, Fundraising Coordinator, kbroderick@bchumanesoc.com

John Shea, Animal Cruelty Investigator, jshea@bchumanesoc.com

Administrative Assistant: Natalie Greene

Animal Care: Aaron, Kailey, John, Debbie, Eliza, Melanie, Ashley, Emily, Pat, Gabby, Autumn

Veterinarian: Dr. Lisa Potkewitz, DVM

Veterinary Technicians: Shanna, Laura