Jana McGee, Chair
Science & Technical Writer, Cook Pharmica
Jana earned her MPA from Indiana University SPEA. She started out volunteering for the Bloomington Shelter, where she first learned about Pets Alive. Jana dedicates her work to the memory of her sweet cat with Torti-tude, and her fosters. She is also Co-Chair of the Bloomington Commission on Sustainability.
Martina Chance, Vice Chair
VP Mortgage Loan Manager, People's State Bank
Martina started as a volunteer at Pets Alive, working the Wellness Clinic and helping animals recover from surgery. Over the years, Martina has served on several non-profit boards in Bloomington and helped raise donations for various charities. She and her husband, John, live with their dog, three cats, and nine chickens.
Craig Richards, Treasurer
Vice President & General Manager, Curry Auto Center
Jennifer Turrentine, Secretary
Associate Professor & Director of Political and Civic Engagement, IU
Jennifer Turrentine earned her Master of Science in Business Analytics at the Kelley School of Business and holds a B.S. in political science and criminal justice from the University of Central Missouri. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys hiking, kayaking, and being outside with her wife and dogs.
The Organized Chic Founder
Rachel Veronesi is currently working towards a Master of Science in Strategic Communications and Public Relations from Purdue University in addition to establishing her organizing and event planning business, The Organized Chic. Rachel’s main objectives in her career path and personal life are to understand and protect humans, animals, and our environment, educate others about our natural world and our role as humans in it, and assist in the development and implementation of innovative systems that improve quality of life. In August of 2018, Rachel moved from Northwest Indiana to Bloomington with her 8 year old dog-child, Vivian, and boyfriend of more than 5 years, Nick Beatty. Rachel has a strong love for all animals and has always had at least one pet in her household throughout her life, ranging from reptiles to felines. Rachel is looking forward to sharing her skills with the Pets Alive team to improve animal welfare and advance the Pets Alive mission and vision.
Vice President, Old National Bank
Educator and Activist
Rev. Karla Kamstra
Bridge Spiritual Center, Pets Alive Spay/Neuter Clinic Founder