Athena CardiasmenosAthena is a Program Coordinator for RedRover’s Relief program, providing case management for urgent care grants. Her background in animal welfare led her to earn a Master’s degree in Social Work and a graduate certificate in Animal-Assisted Social Work from the University of Denver. Athena is passionate about supporting the deep, complex bond that people have with their pets.
Tanya CookTanya brings 10 years of experience to support RedRover's administrative efforts. A Sacramento native, she is honored to work with a local nonprofit that brings attention and care to the well-being of animals and the community. As a lifelong lover of animals herself, Tanya feels right at home working with other animal enthusiasts and takes great pride in her work knowing how much community support and care goes into each of RedRover's programs.
Claire DownieAnimal welfare has been a part of Claire's life for as long as she can remember. At RedRover, Claire assists the development team, and is thrilled to be a part of an organization where there's always someone around to talk about cats. Claire holds a BA in Economics from McGill University in Montreal, Canada
Membership and Administrative Assistant
Minhhan LamMinhhan supports the RedRover Readers program and Kind News magazine. With a background in animal sheltering and small animal clinic veterinary care, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development from the University of California, Davis, focusing on humane education with a minor in Animal Science. Minhhan nurtures her lifelong love for animals and nature through hiking, kayaking, and paddleboarding with her dog.
Program and Community Coordinator II
As a RedRover Readers team member, Amelia gets the opportunity to weave her passion for education into her work to strive towards a more humane society for animals and people. Amelia holds a Master’s degree in Education and is currently completing her Certified Humane Education Specialist credential.
Project Coordinator II
As RedRover’s Development and Engagement Coordinator, Savannah embodies her belief that animal issues are human issues and vice versa. A lifelong lover of animals and social justice, she complemented her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from University of California, Davis, with a Master’s degree in Animals & Public Policy from Tufts University to better understand the complex relationship between people and animals, and how that translates into real-world challenges and policies.
Development and Engagement Coordinator II
Nancy is the Program Coordinator II for RedRover’s Relief Program, handling cases for urgent care grants. With a background in Animal Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, she uses her experience and passion for animal welfare to support pet owners and their beloved companions.
Program Coordinator II
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Bradley CarrollBradley shares his home with his rescue dog, Duff, and two adopted cats, Monty and CT. Along with his wife, Anahe, Bradley is very passionate about humane treatment of animals and animal rescue. In addition to his work with RedRover, Bradley and Anahe foster kittens and dogs for the Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento. Bradley is an attorney at Downey Brand LLP, the largest law firm in Sacramento.
Secretary & Treasurer
Zoe Antoinette EddyZoe is an interdisciplinary anthropologist with a specialty in Indigenous Studies. She received her PhD from Harvard University and is currently an Assistant Teaching Professor at The Global School of Worcester Polytechnic Institute. An activist in various Indigenous rights campaigns and heavily involved in justice for survivors of domestic abuse, Zoe is also passionate about all animals and wrote her dissertation about Hokkaido brown bears. She currently fosters hospice and senior companion animals on her small farm property, and shares her farm with guineafowl – birds who she believes are an excellent example of multispecies collaboration.
Zoe Antoinette Eddy