EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Todd Zimmerman
In October 2016 Todd started as the Assistant Manager for EARS and in October 2018 when the position opened, Todd was appointed manager.
Todd oversees the daily management of the Pet Store and Adoption Center. He approves the admission of all pets and coordinates the placement of dogs into their foster homes. He is the liaison between potential adopters and foster families. Todd evaluates the available medical records of the surrendered cats and dogs and schedules any medical care that is needed.
Todd is the contact for all volunteers in the Pet Store and Adoption Center to answer questions and resolve issues. He reviews and approves all adoption applications.
RESCUE MANAGER – Bob Layendecker
Bob joined EARS in 2019 after retiring as a cabinet maker. Bob is an excellent craftsman who maintains the rescue facility very well.
Bob’s easygoing demeanor makes him a natural at working with dogs and cats.
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR – Sandy DiSomma
Sandy started volunteering at EARS in 2015 after working for 20 years at Valley Stream Cat Rescue in Long Island New York.
Sandy’s responsibilities include calling, training, and scheduling volunteers, and ensuring there are enough volunteers to properly care for the cats each morning.
THRIFT STORE MANAGER – Malena Zimmerman
I have a passion for helping others in need so when volunteering at EARS rescue many years ago, I knew what I was being called to do.
Now as the manager of the EARS Thrift Store, I am truly grateful for the opportunity to work with such amazing women and make a difference with them in the community.
,ASSISTANT THRIFT STORE MANAGER – Kristen Martin
I began volunteering with local animal shelters and dog rescue sanctuaries after college.
Managing at EARS I am proud of the hard work and love of our dedicated volunteers, and the generosity of our donors as we support the community, its residents, and its four-legged friends.