Meet ERC's Key Contacts

The staff at ERC is a group of experienced, talented, and accomplished professional experts. Get to know the staff below to learn about their experience and role at ERC.

Contact Our Team

ERC's Board of Directors


Raj Aggarwal

Board Member, Executive,
Teacher, & Scholar


Nicole Crews

Global Diversity & Engagement Manager at Swagelok

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Matt Dailey

President & CEO at Royal Chemical

John Dearborn

John Dearborn

Principal at Advise and Connect, LLC


John Gadd

Chairman of Become Known
President & CEO at Hotcards

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Jill Koski

President & CEO at Holden Forests & Gardens

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Dalithia Smith

Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Oatey Co.

Chief Barking Officers

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Kelly Keefe

Breed: Mini Golden Doodle
Gender:  Female
Favorite Treat: Apple & peanut butter
Favorite Toy: Whatever is in front of her
Interesting Fact: Allie likes long walks with her three Golden Doodle friends. She also likes to chase the deer out of the backyard and enjoys many vegetables for treats.

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Kaylyn Hampshire

Name: Artemis
Breed: Australian Cattle Dog
Gender: Female
Favorite Toy: A yellow rubber stick that she loves to carry on our walks.
Favorite Treat: Deer Antlers
Interesting Fact: She loves the snow and could spend all day outside in it.

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Samantha Vance

Breed: Black Lab Mix
Gender: Female
Favorite Treat: Peanut butter
Favorite Toy: Tennis balls
Interesting Fact: I can open sliding doors all by myself.

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Wendy White

Breed: Collie Mix 
Gender: Female  
Favorite Treat: Dental Treats 
Favorite Toy: Any toy that squeaks 
Interesting Fact: She loves all toys equally!
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Allison Kenney

Breed: German Shepherd
Gender: Female
Favorite Treat: Candy Corn – please let someone drop one!
Favorite Toy: Firewood logs
Interesting Fact: My cousin is a local Police K—9.

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Christine Quinn

Breed: Dudley Labrador Retriever
Gender: Male
Favorite Treat: All of them
Favorite Toy: His brother, Newman
Interesting Fact: A Dudley Labrador is a Yellow Labrador that is born without any pigment in their nose, eye rims, and feet, so they appear pink. They also have pale-colored eyes, usually blue or teal.

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Laura Prcela

Breed: Chihuahua & Mini Pincher Mix
Gender: Female
Favorite Treat: Chicken
Favorite Toy: Purple Dinosaur
Interesting Fact: Chloe loves to submarine dive under blankets and snuggle.

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Laurie White

Breed: Hound Mix, maybe?
Gender: Male
Favorite Treat: Any human shoe
Favorite Toy: Squeaky orange chicken
Interesting Fact: My favorite movie is Up because the dog named Dug loves what I lo--SQUIRREL!

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Sam Clyde

Name: Iggy
Breed: Husky
Gender: Female
Favorite Treat: Ice Cubes (“Cubies”) & Nutter Butters (“Nutty-Butties”)
Favorite Toy: Her stuffed squeaky monkey 
Interesting Fact: Iggy seems to sense when I’m on a sales call. She loves to try to hop up in my lap and get involved with the meeting. I always joke with prospects that Iggy’s my intern and she’s learning to close.

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Wendy White
Breed: Pekingese Yorkie 
Gender: Male 
Favorite Treat: Turkey 
Favorite Toy: Not a fan of toys anymore 
Interesting Fact: At 15.5 years old, he likes to loop/walk around the house to get his steps in.
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Laurie White

Breed: Golden Retriever
Gender:  Female
Favorite Treat: Butter. For some reason, my humans keep leaving it on the counter.
Favorite Toy: Stuffed rabbit or a milk jug
Interesting Fact: It took a while for my human sister to decide between the names Buttercup, Cloud, and Marshmallow.

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Nicole Doria

Breed: Yorkie
Gender: Female
Favorite Treat: Peanut butter & banana treats from Trader Joe’s
Favorite Toy: Her “Chewnel” Squeaky Purse
Interesting Fact: She is a little diva that loves to wear the newest fashion trends! (She's also known as Mrs. Chew Chee Ba Gucci.)

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Margaret Brinich

Breed: Australian Cattle Dog Mix
Gender: Female
Favorite Treat: Peanut Butter
Favorite Toy: Giant Ice Cream Cone & Slothy
Interesting Fact: She loves walking her human sisters to school, but when they go in, she sits down outside the doors and won’t budge - she doesn’t want to walk back home without them!

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Carrie Morse

Breed: Lab/Beagle mix
Gender: Female
Favorite Treat: Pupperoni
Favorite Toy: A ball to fetch
Interesting Fact: We are Poppy’s second rescue family! She was rescued from Rescue Village in 2013 at age one. She came to us in 2021 after her previous owner passed away.

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Allison Kenney

Breed: German Shepherd
Gender: Male
Favorite Treat: Anything meat related
Favorite Toy: Tennis ball
Interesting Fact: I jump tall fences to chase deer.

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Alex Burrows

Breed: Greyhound
Gender: Male
Favorite Treat: SnawSomes!
Favorite Toy: Fluffy, blue puppy toy
Interesting Fact:  Tito is a retired racing greyhound who competed on a track in Florida.


Chris Kutsko

Breed: Golden Retriever
Gender: Male
Favorite Treat: Anything paper…just kidding
Favorite Toy: Balls and flying saucers and balls with things attached to them
Interesting Fact: He likes to eat paper…and even ate our marriage license and my passport and various other items if left laying around. Other than that, he is an angel and never barks or has messes in the house.



Susan Chermonte

Breed: Mix
Gender: Female
Favorite Treat: American cheese
Favorite Toy: Two families had already “claimed” her at the Valley View Animal Shelter when we inquired. However, neither showed up at their designated time to take her home so she ended up with our family.

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Sandy Sharrone

Breed: Australian Shephard
Gender: Male
Favorite Treat: Ice Cubes
Favorite Toy: Plastic Bottles
Interesting Fact: Whiskey came from his mother’s (Tink’s) first litter of seven and Whiskey was the only one with blue eyes.