ACHS Board

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.

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.

karen_mcguireBeing raised by nomadic parents, Karen McGuire knew Athens was home to her when she moved here in 1993. Karen graduated from Wright State University in 1992 and has worked in retail management since. Karen , her husband and son love quiet country living with their 4 dogs and 2 cats (who are all rescues). Karen enjoys family time,the Steelers,gardening, cooking and roller skating. After joining the board in 2012 , Karen became the adoption coordinator for the cats of Athens County.

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.