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.
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
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
Eskedar GetahunEskedar Getahun is an Associate Director at the Nonprofit Finance Fund. She is an experienced team leader and strategic thinker with a record of advancing excellence in operations, finance, strategy, and talent management for organizations making the world a better place. Eskedar is a first-generation immigrant who believes in leading with compassion and integrity and honoring the interconnectedness of humanity. She lives in Philadelphia with her rescue dog Russell, who brings her endless joy and sloppy dog kisses.
Simon LawSimon is an experienced senior executive and has spent his career in operations leadership roles at market-leading companies in the U.S. and Europe. Simon is now the founder and CEO of PropCo Group, a real estate investment company headquartered in Atlanta, GA. He is a passionate advocate for animal welfare and conservation, an active volunteer with HSUS Animal Rescue and Response, and served four years on the board of directors of Project Chimps, a sanctuary in north Georgia for chimpanzees retired from laboratory research. Simon currently resides in Atlanta, GA, with his wife and rescue cat and dogs.