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.

Tammi Miller  (OH)  

Tammi works as a team with Elizabeth covering

Ohio and Kentucky.  They do make an amazing

team in rescuing dogs in need.

Kimberly wilson   (MD)

Kim is our Regional Rep for Maryland,

Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia and DC. 

It's a really busy region but she jumped in 

with both feet and took it on with ease. 

Kim Elliott Briley ( FL)

Kim is our Lead Regional Rep for the Southeast covering 5 states. Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina, and Alabama. She has the largest region but manages it with professionalism and perfection.

Laurie N-Blr (VA)

Laurie is a fundraiser 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.

Nardine Hoover (CT)

Nardine is our newest Regional Rep covering,

New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut.  She learned the ropes so

quickly and is already a pro.

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 two Regional Reps in the Midwest, covering Missouri, Iowa and Kansas. She works hand in hand with our rep Amy.


Truett Smith (NC)

Truett is our Microchip Manager.  She makes sure that every new foster dog is microchipped and that the info is then transferred to the 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 all across the country to

foster homes and furever homes.

 anna dunnivan beck(TX)

Anna is our Regional Rep for the great state of

Texasand also fosters.  It's a huge state to handle on

her own, but she easily pulls it off.  

 melissa berndt-snyder(CO)

Melissa is our Rocky Mountain Regional Rep for Colorado, Utah and New Mexico, She also fosters and  is always efficient and on point. 

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 and works as a team with our regoinal 

rep Tammi. They make a great team.

Shelly Graziano ( Ma)

Shelly is the Regional Rep for Massachusetts and also takes on behavioral dogs to prepare them for adoption. She is also experienced in whelping litters and has been so helpful with new foster families preparing for their first litters. 

Susan Cookson(ME)

Susan is our new Fundraiser Extrordinaire. In just a few short months she has had several very successful fundraisers through her creativity and resourcefulness. She has great plans for the future and we are so excited.


Jessica Cunha(NH)

Jessica is our New England Regional Rep. She covers the Northeast which includes

New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont  and Rhode Island .