Meet the Team

Meet the compassionate and hardworking team behind We Care Animal Rescue’s efforts, including our full-time staff and Board of Directors.

Sean McVity

President, Board of Directors

Sean McVity

We Care’s Treasurer since 2012, Sean McVity became President of the Board in 2017. Read more


Robin Ishmael

Treasurer, Board of Directors

A lifelong animal lover with a brood of cats of her very own, Robin joined the We Care Board of Directors as Treasurer in 2017. Read more


Bob Everingham

Member, Board of Directors

Robert Everingham

Bob [Robert] Everingham was a director for We Care Animal Rescue spanning from October 2014 to October 2016. Read more


Ashley Armstrong

Executive Director and Board Member

Headshot of Ashley Armstrong holding a senior cat.

Ashley Armstrong has committed her career to animal rescue and founded Rebel Ranch Rescue, a nonprofit placing unwanted farm animals in loving homes. Read more


Julia Orr

Director of Development

Headshot of Julia Orr holding a senior rescue cat.

Julia Orr joins the We Care team with a rich and relevant portfolio of leadership, program development, and outreach skills. Read more


Jennifer Steinmetz

Animal Care Specialist Lead

Headshot of Jennifer Steinmetz holding a sanctuary kitten.

Jennifer Steinmetz, our Animal Care Specialist Lead, has been caring for animals ever since she was a child. Read more


Melissa Hallford

Office Manager

Headshot of Melissa Hallford holding a senior sanctuary cat.

Melissa joined the We Care team as our Office Manager and we couldn’t be happier to have her on the team. Read more


Angela Penland

Community Outreach Coordinator

Headshot of Angela Penland holding a sanctuary tabby cat.

Angela’s favorite part of working at We Care is giving on-site tours and finding forever homes for our sanctuary cats. Read more