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Name: Cathy Blasonato
Role: Board Member
About Cathy: Cathy has been involved in animal welfare for many years, both as a volunteer and on a professional basis. She spent five years as Supporter Services Manager and Grants Manager for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (AUS.) As well as being a board member for TTCCH she is also on the board of Soi Dog Australia. Cathy is a delegate for the Animal Justice Party (AJP) NSW and a regional group leader. She also stood for the AJP in the 2019 state election in the seat of Ballina.

Name: Melissa Hobbs
Role: Board Member
About Melissa: Melissa is a committed animal rights campaigner, and the co-founder of The Vegan Company and Meat Free Week. Some of Melissa’s work in the field of animal welfare includes the strategy for the relaunch of the RSPCA’s Choose Wisely campaign. She has also enjoyed a successful career in magazine publishing, holding senior positions in advertising and strategy at News Limited.

Name: Sarah Tivendale
Role: Adoptions Manager
About Sarah: Sarah has a passion for animal welfare and has previously worked as a volunteer for ‘Til The Cows Come Home. She has a background in the banking and financial sector that includes work with Morgan’s Financial and the ME Bank as an administration and settlement officer. Her roles with ‘Til The Cows Come Home include managing adoptions and enquiries and working with foster carers to ensure the best possible outcome for re-homed animals.

Name: Phoebe Wisken
Role: Logistics Manager
About Phoebe: Phoebe has been an animal carer since she was 12 years old. She has previously worked as a volunteer for Animal Welfare League, W.I.R.E.S and Riding for the Disabled. Phoebe is currently training to be a nurse and a midwife. Her knowledge of health care makes her an invaluable part of the team.