Meet the Team

Christina J. Slager

Executive Director

Christina

Christina has spent her professional career working for animal-focused non-profits including the Audubon Institute Aquarium of the Americas, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and the Aquarium of the Bay. Read more

 

Leah Wilberding

Director of Development


Leah has deep roots in nonprofit development and animal welfare with fifteen years of experience at organizations including Pets Unlimited, San Francisco SPCA, and Marine Mammal Center. Read more

 

Ashley Armstrong

Animal Care Coordinator


Ashley has committed her professional career to animal rescue. She also founded Rebel Ranch Rescue, a nonprofit that places unwanted farm animals in loving homes. Read more

 

Cece Brown

Office Coordinator


On any given day, Cece multitasks beyond the strictly administrative — she repairs facility structures, prepares diets, medicates animals, and provides all-around support for We Care residents. Read more

 

Jennifer Cochran

Animal Health Coordinator

Jennifer Cochran photo

Jennifer is our Animal Health Coordinator who is grateful for this opportunity to provide humane, compassionate care to our We Care cats alongside such a dedicated team. Read more

 

Paige O’Connor

Development & Adoptions Coordinator


Paige has been passionately involved in the world of animal care for the past five years. Read more

 

Sean McVity

President, Board of Directors

Sean McVity

Sean is the Managing Partner of Garnet Capital Advisors, a private investment bank headquartered in White Plains, NY. 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 September 2017. Read more

 

Robert Everingham

Member, Board of Directors

Robert Everingham

Bob was a director for We Care from October 2014 to Oct. 2016, and is excited to return to provide assistance to the We Care team and of course all the animals. Read more