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  • Catherine Helgesen

    Catherine works as a CPA in Wilmington.  She has been a volunteer at Paws Place for one year.  Her passion for dogs brought her to Paws Place and she delights in doing all she can to make the residents feel special.  Catherine is married and has a rescue pup – Lucy (10).  She enjoys yoga, reading, boating, and long walks with her family.

  • 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.

  • Tony Durso

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

  • 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!

  • Sarah Morse
    Board Member

    Sarah is a Sales Representative in the high tech field supporting key accounts in the Pacific Northwest for the past 20 years. She has a passion for helping others and making a difference in her community. Sarah and her daughter Grace Volunteer often at Meet & Greets around the Wilmington area and has been a volunteer since 2012.