Our Board Members


Cindy Klinedinst

Vice Chair

Kay Gardner


Melissa Berndt-Snyder

Board Member

Terri Buchanan

Board Member

Ruth Phillips

Board Member

Forrest Whitman

Board Member

Greg Phillips

Board Member

The Ark-Valley Humane Society Board of Directors is responsible for the general oversight of the organization. The Board is committed to ensuring financial health through effective management of resources and fundraising. In collaboration with the Executive Director, the Board engages in the ongoing evaluation of Ark-Valley Humane Society programs, activities, objectives and goal setting to ensure that all undertakings support the organization’s mission and long-term strategic vision.


Interested in becoming a board member? Email Amber at avanleuken@ark-valley.org.