Meet our Staff

Leading WRC is an extraordinary privilege. Every day I’m humbled by the efforts of so many people to help wild animals, to provide medical care and relieve suffering. It’s indescribably satisfying to be a part of an organization that makes a profound difference in the lives of people and our wild neighbors, every day.
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Phil Jenni
Executive Director
I love working at WRC because I learn something new every single day. Being at WRC allows me to pair my professional skills with my personal passions, and I love the WRC family. Truly I have found my vocation.
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Tami Vogel
Communications Director
Like most every staff member and volunteer, being a part of WRC was initially about working with and helping animals. Over the years that has evolved for me into a love of working with the people that support WRC. I have been fortunate to interact with animal rescuers, donors, volunteers, interns and staff who show true compassion every day.
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Lynnette Scott
Executive Assistant/Donor Relations
I work at WRC because I am passionate about animals and their welfare. WRC’s mission meshes with my passion.
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Liz Cross
Volunteer Recruitment Director
I chose to be a wildlife veterinarian because I value being able to reduce suffering. Sometimes this means healing and releasing, and sometimes this means giving a “good death” by euthanasia.
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Dr. Renee Schott
Medical Director
I enjoy working at WRC because I'm able to help animals that otherwise would not receive medical attention. If it weren't for WRC, a second chance at life would not be an option.
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Dr. Leslie Reed
Director of Veterinary Education
I’m passionate about WRC because it affords me the opportunity to work with unique and fascinating animals. I enjoy working with the amazing WRC team.
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Dr. Agnes Hutchinson
Veterinarian
I enjoy a challenge. With the wide variety of animals we see, I have the opportunity to learn something new every day. I also have the privilege to work alongside of some of the most compassionate and dedicated people working in wildlife medicine.
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Dr. Alison Demir
Veterinarian
WRC’s mission has grown in my heart and I feel very fortunate to help with its undertaking. I have been an animal advocate my whole life, especially for species that also call this state their home. I love the challenge of knowing the natural history of wildlife (especially big cats, bats and birds) and how it plays an important role in their medical care.
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Addie Evans
Clinic Manager
I love giving wild animals a second chance at living in the wild.
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Julia Heaney
Certified Veterinary Technician
Everyone at WRC is so compassionate and supportive of each other. We use our individual strengths and skills to expand our knowledge and provide the best care for our patients. I couldn’t ask for a better work family with whom to share my passion.
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Ashley Holte
Certified Veterinary Technician
WRC recognizes and encourages me to always be learning more about wildlife so that I can do all that I can for the animals in our care. I enjoy teaching all that I can to those who come to us to learn
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Megan Madsen
Certified Veterinary Technician
I am proud to be part of the WRC. It is so rewarding to work with a patient and provide the necessary medical care so it can return to the wild.
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Jesse Menne
Certified Veterinary Technician
I am proud to work at WRC because of our mission to assist all wildlife, regardless of the type of species or public opinion. I believe I can grow and learn here as a rehabilitator, while working with others who share my enthusiasm for the field.
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Colly Fries
Mammal Nurseries Director
WRC has an amazing staff and an important mission. Most people never attain their dream job, but I am lucky enough to have found mine at WRC.
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Brittany Turner
Avian Nurseries Director
I love working at WRC because of the opportunity to learn about an incredible variety of species. I can help animals that would otherwise have no one to speak for them.
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Dr. Allison Carter
2018-19 DVM Internship Recipient