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Hello, it's nice to meet you.

Leadership: Meet the Team

We’re proud to be a group of movers and shakers.



Rachel Fitzgerald

Rachel started her career in animal welfare in 2006. Since then, she has both worked and volunteered with multiple animal welfare organizations across the United States and internationally. Currently, she works as an Advanced Rescue Responder on the Global Animal Rescue Team of a national animal welfare organization. Rachel is internationally certified in animal rescue and disaster response and is passionate about helping animals in natural and man-made disasters. She has practical experience with wildlife, domestic and farm animals, as well as exotics. She has worked with survivors from puppy mills, meat farms, cruelty, hoarding, animal fighting, laboratory testing, and the entertainment industry. Rachel holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership specializing in Emergency Management and Criminal Forensics and is currently studying to complete her Masters in Animal Law.
Rachel and her husband Dusty share their home with Waylon a former street dog, Mr. P. Nut and Midge both puppy mill survivors, and a cat named Stewie rescued from a large-scale hoarding case.

Contact our board at:

Board Meetings are held monthly, on the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. Board meetings are open to all members and the public. See below for the upcoming meeting details:

Chetek City Hall

220 Stout St, Chetek, WI

The Membership Meeting and Election will be held each March. All members are invited. Voting members will elect board members to positions that are open due to term expirations or that were filled by appointments during the preceding  year.

Interested in becoming a member? Join us at our next meeting or contact the Board President. 

Leadership: Welcome
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