Animal Care Facility Manager – Mel Perc

Mel has been “re-homed” in Teasdale, UT now going on five years and prior, spent five years of long vacations touring and getting to know this magical place from its most grand landscapes to its simplest, fascinating details. Growing up in Maryland on the Chesapeake Bay, he focused his studies on Native American archaeology, art, […]

Assistant Manager- Lorelei O’Day

Originally from Maine, Lorelei has traded endless trees and lakes for our very own red rocks and piñon pines. An avid angler and hiker, she knows her way around the desert and the best off-leash, “no-one around” trails. Her red-nose pitbull Barley “Bones” is a certified hiking, biking, fishing, canyoneering, kayaking buddy. Lorelei is glad to […]

Allison Dansie

Allison grew up on a small family farm in Riverton, Utah, where farm cat Tuffy ruled the roost and oversaw the comings and goings of Tony the horse and Tinkerbell the dog (just to name a few of the Dansie farm’s 4-legged residents).   Allison completed an M.A. in Linguistics at the University of Utah and […]

Erica Wynn

Since she was young, Erika has been enamored by the diverse landscape surrounding Capitol Reef National Park and is now happy to call this place home. As a social work student, Erika is passionate about community and strives to build connections wherever she goes. Her favorite ways to spend time with her four-legged friend are […]

Mary Feiler

Mary has raised her family in Boulder, UT for the past 21 years and animals have always played a vital role in her life. Dogs, especially, have been there for nearly every chapter of her life. From earliest childhood days through high school in Phoenix AZ, through college years in Fairbanks, AK, and right there […]

Lindsey Coleman

Having grown up in the neighboring town of Boulder, Lindsey’s love for animals first began with her family’s rescue dog, Tasha. While Lindsey utilizes most of her free time riding her horses on the trail with her two dogs, she also spends many weekends competing in local rodeos in the surrounding area. Though she has […]

Jenny Klimova

Jenny spent her childhood in Russia, then a decade in Italy, another in Miami and is now here in UT with CCAW. In all of her homes, she was an active animal advocate and has rescued/adopted many four-legged companions as well as helped others find there’s. She is our resident “cat whisperer” and shares our […]