ASF's Top Dawgs


We have some truly incredible people as part of the ASF team. Some of the biggest hearts and kindest souls you are likely to meet. With Nancy Pearlman- Gonzalez taking the lead as ASF's founder and CEO, we'd also like to introduce you to some of our other volunteer staff members that go above and beyond in helping ASF acheive it's goals.

Nancy Pearlman-Gonzalez (CA)

Nancy is ASF's founder and CEO. She is is responsible for the ASF database, merchandising, fundraising and auctions, maintaining the website and Facebook page, contracts, shelter partner and grant paperwork, posting available dogs, mapping ground transports and all administrative and fiscal duties.

Dale Sabatini (NY)

Dale is a Board Member and Chief Operations Officer. She supervises all volunteers that process our applications and coordinates transports and rescues, working  with animal shelters nationwide. Dale is also a foster liaison, getting to know our fosters on a personal level.

Adrian Palmer (TN)

Adrian is a Board Member and our Chief Medical Advisor. She helps fosters with medical needs and advice. She coordinates medical care and treatment with veterinarians nationwide and works tirelessly to ensure needy animals are rescued and well-cared for.  She also coordinate rescues from shelters.

Cheryl Woodward (OK)

Cheryl is our Regional Rep for Oklahoma. She also fosters and is our flight Coordinator for Delta Dash.

Kimberly wilson   (MD)

Kim is our Regional Rep for Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia and DC. 

Kim Elliott Briley ( FL)

Kim is our Lead Regional Rep for the Southeast covering 5 states. Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina, and Alabama.

Laurie N-Blr (VA)

Laurie is our fundraising coordinator and has been with ASF since it's inception. She works with a small team of creative  individuals to execute new and creative ways to raise funds for ASF.


Cindy is our Regional Rep for Virginia and also fosters. She also assists with a lot of transports, getting dogs to their foster homes. 

Pamelina DeVengencie (GA)

Pam is our Web and Technical Support Specialist. She has created all of the applictions that are on our website, makes sure the website is up and running properly, implemented a brand new data base, creates our yearly calendar and deals with technical emergencies with ease.

Dylan Norton (CA)

Dylan is our West Coast Regional Rep covering California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona & Nevada. He also fosters some of our most difficult behavioral pups transforming them into adoptable dogs. 

Karen kammerich (MO)

Karen is one of our Regional Reps in the Midwest, covering Missouri, Iowa and Kansas. 


Truett Smith (NC)

Truett is our Microchip Manager.  She makes sure that every new foster dog is microchipped and that the info is transferred to new adopters. She also helps process apps in the SE region.

amy pieniazkiewicz-grude (IL)

Amy is our Great Lakes Regional Rep for Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and Indiana. She also does a lot of fundraising for ASF.

Andrea DoNovan (FL)

In addition to being a foster, Andrea is our Pilots N Paws Coordinator.  She coordinates with PNP in getting pups transported across the country.

 anna dunnivan beck(TX)

Anna is our Regional Rep for the great state of Texas

and also fosters. 

 melissa berndt-snyder(CO)

Melissa is our Rocky Mountain Regional Rep for Colorado, Utah and New Mexico

Betty Mosher (MD)

Betty is in charge of distributing ASF ID tags for all the foster dogs. Each dog has an ID tag that

matches our database. 

Elizabeth Moore (KY)

Elizabeth is our Regional Rep for Kentucky

and Ohio

Shelly Graziano ( Ma)

Shelly is the Regional Rep for Massachusetts and also takes on behavioral dogs to prepare them for adoption. 

Jan Dukes (GA )

Jan is a foster for ASF and specializes in rehabilitating sick and injured dogs.  She is also trained as a lost pet recovery specialist.


Jessica Cunha(NH)

Jessica is one of our New England Regional Reps

that covers New Hampshire

Would you like to be part of the team? This group of Top Dawgs could really use your help!