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Arianna Rinaldi-Eichenberg, born and raised in Athens, graduated from Ohio University with a degree in hearing and speech in 2006. She currently manages the office at Cetide. She joined the ACHS board in spring 2008, and currently is ACHS President and Spay/Neuter Coordinator. She lives with her two feline companions, Turtle and Georgette, who demand and deserve constant attention! In her spare time, she enjoys running, quilting, and reading.
Shelley Lieberman was raised in Athens and went to Ohio University. After many moves and career changes, she found herself back in Athens. She has been on the board since 2008 and currently serves as vice president. Shelley became an advocate for animals after learning about Trap-Neuter-Return and helping community cats in her neighborhood. Pet welfare has become her life’s passion — which she turned into a career with the purchase of Friendly Paws Pet Supplies & Grooming in 2010. She helps sponsor ACHS activities through her business and tries to make an impact in the fight against puppy mills and overall pet welfare in our community. She is pictured here with Feisty, a cat who is up for adoption at the store through the ACHS program. Shelley has three cats, who are spoiled and full of personality
Jennifer Bagwell-Kreiser joined the ACHS Board in April 2008 and became the treasurer in July 2008. The Alabama native and University of Alabama alumna and her husband, Patrick, have 6 furry children (one dog and five cats), all adopted or rescued. Jennifer is a Certified Public Accountant and an instructor in the School of Accountancy at Ohio University. In her spare time she cheers on her beloved Crimson Tide in college football and basketball and roots for the Cleveland Browns, Indians, and Cavaliers. Jennifer also enjoys reading, walking her dog, andtraining her dog (or does the dog train her?).
Jamie Lambert has loved animals from her earliest years, when she was growing up in southeastern Ohio. She later became a two-time alumna of Ohio University. Jamie is now a marketing instructor in Ohio University’s College of Business. She has been a member of the ACHS Board, as well as its Volunteer Coordinator, since 2010. She lives outside of Athens with her husband and their four-legged “kids” (three dogs and two horses). When not working, Jamie enjoys spending time with her furkids, watching and playing sports (go Bobcats and Buckeyes!), and traveling. She is a fan of music, movies, and trying new things.
A two-time graduate of Ohio University, Corinne Colbert has called Athens home permanently since 1996. She joined the ACHS board in 2011. She and her family have two cats, both “strays who came to stay.” In 2010, she fulfilled a lifelong dream of owning a bull terrier in 2010 by adopting Rocky and Ginger (pictured) through Miniature Bull Terrier Club of America Rescue. She is passionate about breed rescue as an alternative to pet-shop dogs. A freelance writer and editor, Corinne enjoys reading, movies, cooking, and social media.
Sherry Klingaman was born in Grandview Heights, Ohio. From there, she calls herself an Air Force brat! Therefore, many places became home. She graduated from Ohio University with an master’s degree in speech & language pathology and was active in that profession for 30 years. She has been a member and past President of the Athens County Humane Society for 21 years! She was very active in the building and overseeing the former Cat Shelter on Hoon Drive. She has had MANY cats and loved them all. Presently she has only one cat and two small dogs. She is retired and travels to Arizona for two to three months in the winter, but Athens is still home. She loves to hike, walk the dogs, read and watch the Browns.
Andrea Morrison graduated from Ohio University in 2003 with a bachelor’s in human and consumer sciences. A native of Vinton County, Andrea has lived outside of Athens for the last three years with her pit bull, Cinnamon, and Lab/German Shepherd mix, Onyx. She is a service and support specialist for Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Andrea began volunteering for ACHS in 2009 and joined the board in May 2010. In addition to volunteering with ACHS, she loves hiking with her dogs, reading, Zumba, swimming, and spending time with friends and family.