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  • Tony Durso
    President

    Tony is an engineer and an MBA who has retired from ExxonMobil Chemical Company.  He has been a volunteer with Paws Place since 2011.

  • George Zimmerman
    Board member and Vice President

    George is a PhD Chemist who is retired from Colgate Palmolive. George is the Project Director of Paws Place’s new kennel project.

  • Darlene Rasel
    Treasurer

    Darlene is a retired Managing Director of Deutsche Bank Asset Management and former consultant to Moody’s Investors Services.  She is a long time volunteer for Paws Place.

  • Kim Williams
    Board Secretary

    Board Member – Kim is an environmental consultant with Land Management Group, Inc. in Wilmington. She is married and has a five year old son, two dogs, Luki was adopted from Paws Place and various foster pups. Kim has been a volunteer with Paws Place since 2000

  • Peggy Durso
    Director of Operations

    Peggy has worked in administrative positions at a variety of industries in her career, including financial planning, education, health services, legal and manufacturing.  Peggy has been a volunteer with Paws Place since 2008.

  • Robin Arnaud
    Board Member

    Retired REALTOR who has had at least one dog almost her entire life. Robin worked in various fields while living all across the country and is now in the one which pays in puppy kisses!

  • Rick Mazur
    Board Member

    Retired computer specialist. His love for dogs and commitment to the challenges of raising funds will  allow Paws Place to continue its mission for many years to come.

  • Catherine Helgesen
    Board Member

    Catherine works as a CPA in Wilmington.  She is married and has two rescue pups – Sadie (14) and Lucy (10).  Her passion for dogs brought her to Paws Place and she delights in doing all she can to make the residents feel special.