Leadership

Meet Hand in Paw's dedicated group of individuals who provide an invaluable source of ideas, perspective and feedback.

Board of Directors

President

Jennifer Buettner Bates
Birmingham Bar Association

Vice President

Dr. Susan Nelms
Veterinary Eye Care

Treasurer

Laura Gosney
Children’s of Alabama

Secretary

Melanie Lewis
Encompass Health

Member At Large

John Harbert
Harbert Management Corporation

David Gibert
Regions Bank

S. Rachel Goodson
Magic City Office

Rosemary Greaves
Southern Company

Harrison Irons
Alabama Pain Physicians

Jimmy Johnson
Dog Days of Birmingham

Niki Lim
BIG Communications

Melissa Mancini
UAB Health System

Laura McAlister
Encompass Health

Kristen McGee
Realty South

Joshua Randolph
Colliers International

Lori Salter-Schommer
Community Volunteer

Melea L. Sims Goolsby
SteadMed Medical

J. Scott Vowell
Vowell & Associates

Lynda Woods
Community Volunteer

 

 

Junior Board

Want to be on the Junior Board?

Please download and fill out the appropriate application and email it back to Ashley Foster.

JUNIOR BOARD APPLICATION

President

Kate Blackstone
Iberiabank Bank

Vice President

Emma O'Neal
CoreLife Weight Loss Health Care


Treasurer

Austin Narber
Trilix Group

Secretary

Nicole McKee
Durante Home Exteriors


Membership Chair

Wilson Hallford
ThinkGard

Publicity Chair

Catriana Cantu
Shipt


HIP Board of Directors Liaison

Jen Ivy
UAB Advancement

 

Jason Arriazola
Southern Company

Jordan Carlisle
Couch Conville and Blitt, LCC


McKay Cleveland
YWCA Central Alabama

Meredith Davis
Cayenne Creative


Brian Evans
Buffalo Rock

Hillary Fisher
Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart, LLP


Sarah Graul
Cobbs Allen

Esther Grubbe
UAB Medicine


Mason Hallford
Impact Technology Group

Jack Miller
SAP


Charlie Preston
Engineer Design Technologies, INC.

Lynn Priester
RealtySouth


Margaret Priester
Regions

Mary Grant Sapp
Fixtures & Finishes


Lindsay Shippey
Regions Bank

Miles Stump
Plan Tech, LLP


Sarah Jane Threlkeld
Cobbs Allen