Thank you for your interest in RedRover’s Board of Directors.

RedRover’s mission is to bring animals out of crisis and strengthen the bond between people and animals through emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance and education. RedRover accomplishes its mission by engaging volunteers and supporters, collaborating with others and maximizing the use of online technology.

If RedRover’s mission resonates with you, consider serving our community by joining RedRover’s Board of Directors!

Are you an individual with the following traits?

  • a passion for animal welfare
  • a strategic mindset
  • uniquely valuable skills and relationships
  • a willingness to serve on a working board

Then we encourage you to review the FAQs linked in the following section and either complete an application* or send a letter of interest to Nicole Forsyth, President and CEO, at


What Directors have to say about serving on the Board:

“It’s an honor to have been invited to join the board. RedRover provides such an interesting mix of services in support of the human-animal connection, and I want to do anything I can to help. The future is exciting and full of possibility — I appreciate the opportunity to help guide the organization through these uncharted waters!”
Sue Huscroft, RedRover Board of Directors, 2016

“I am very excited to be part of this amazing organization that has such a meaningful purpose. We are very lucky to have such a creative staff with so much initiative and a board that is so passionate about the RedRover mission.”
Sharron Bradley, RedRover Board of Directors, 2015-2018

“I’ve been a supporter and RedRover Responders volunteer with RedRover for several years and have always been impressed with the organization and their accomplishments. Becoming a board member has been a great opportunity for me to be more involved with the programs, staff and other volunteers who share my passion with this amazing organization.”
Diana Ballew-Raihle, RedRover Board of Directors, 2015-2018

“I joined the RedRover Board of Directors to channel my grief over losing a very special dog into something positive. It was the best thing I could have done. Working to support the efforts of RedRover’s amazing volunteers and staff has helped heal my heart.
Jeff De Cagna, FASAE, RedRover Board of Directors, 2011-2013