Contact Us

We are interested in hearing from you! Please leave us a message at the contact form below. If you would like to contact one of the locations or view our hours, please visit our locations page. For a list of ARL staff members and direct contact information, please see below.

Please note: The ARL does NOT respond to email questions regarding specific animals. The ARL does not release information about animals that are not in adoption.

Animal Rescue League of Iowa Staff

League Oversight, Management
Tom Colvin
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
(515) 473-9103

Director's Administrative Assistant
Sara Sommerlot
DIRECTOR’S ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
(515) 473-9104

Shelter Medicine, Surgery
Dan Campbell, DVM
CHIEF OF STAFF
(515) 473-9106

Shelter Operations, General Shelter Issues, Staffing, Behavior & Training
Mick McAuliffe
ANIMAL SERVICES MANAGER
(515) 473-9114

Animal Control
Josh Colvin
ANIMAL CARE & CONTROL SUPERVISOR
(515) 284-6905

Rescue and Disaster Operations, Animal Neglect
Scott Wilson
ANIMAL WELFARE INTERVENTION COORDINATOR
(515) 229-7392

Adoption Staff, Community Service Workers
Leslie Foshe
CUSTOMER CARE SUPERVISOR
(515) 473-9109

Kennels, Care Techs
Robyn Dobernecker
ANIMAL CARE SUPERVISOR
(515) 473-9123

Volunteers, Shelter Tours
Michaela Devaney
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR
(515) 473-9110

Youth Programs and Tours
Cicely Gordon
HUMANE EDUCATION COORDINATOR
(515) 473-9128

Development, Fundraising, Media Relations
Stephanie Filer
MANAGER OF SPECIAL GIFTS & PARTNERSHIPS
(515) 473-9116

Donation Inquiries, Database Information
Candy Bell
DATABASE COORDINATOR
(515) 473-9107

Grants, Planned Giving
Lora Rogers
GRANTS & LEGACY GIFTS COORDINATOR
(515) 473-9119

Special Events
Brandi Braune
EVENTS COORDINATOR
(515) 473-9126

Retail
Heather Johnson
RETAIL COORDINATOR
(515) 473-9129

Business & Finances
Gloria Shipman
ACCOUNTANT
(515) 473-9118

Second Chance Ranch Program
Judy Hand
2ND CHANCE RANCH COORDINATOR
(515) 473-9112

Second Chance Ranch Program
Carrie Spain
2ND CHANCE RANCH ASSOCIATE
(515) 473-9112

Foster Care Program
Cindy Gerke
FOSTER COORDINATOR
(515) 473-9108

Pets for Life Program
Goizane Mullin
COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR
(515) 473-9111