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Board of Directors and Staff 2019
Vice President/ Board Member
Lynn has been a board member at Standish since 2014, and is currently the vice-president. She makes the cat videos that Standish posts on Petfinder, she is involved in the featured cat and the cat sponsorship programs, and she writes for the Tall Tails Newsletter. Her very favorite thing to do, however, is showing potential adopters our cats and making just the right match.
Lynn is a retired transplant from New Orleans, Louisiana. She practiced corporate law for many years. During the last few years of her career, she conducted hearings involving judges who had allegedly violated the state judicial ethics code.
She, her husband, and their three elderly cats moved to Plymouth, Massachusetts from New Orleans in January 2012 right after she retired to be near their only child who lived Cambridge.
Lynn was introduced to cats by her husband who had grown up with them. She was much more familiar with dogs than cats, but over the next forty years, she had five cats, all of whom lived to a ripe old age, some of them making it to 20 or older. Her last New Orleans cat died in 2018, and she adopted a beautiful black Standish cat she named Macavity..
Treasurer/ Board Member
Kathy has been a volunteer at Standish for over 20 years and the Treasurer since January of 2008.
Kathy started as a weekly volunteer cleaning cages and shelter floors for many years. Gradually as her children started leaving the nest, she took on more responsibilities with office functions and now is in charge of the accounting of Standish Humane Society as well as other financial duties.
Kathy is a long time foster home volunteer and serves on the fundraising committee as well.
Professionally Kathy is a retired accountant having spent 27 years working at a CPA office.
Clerk/ Board Member
Joyce Keyes is a member of the Executive Board of Directors currently serving in the office of clerk. She has been a foster parent for over 14 years specializing in pregnant ferals and socialization of feral kittens.
Joyce is a Volunteer Adoption Match Maker; Oversees the maintenance of Holmes House, works with families for Home to Home Adoption, a Shift Supervisor at Standish and also works with families as a Post Adoption Behaviorist
Julia is responsible for the overall management of the shelter, and very dedicated to ensuring the health and well being of our residents.
Animal Care/ Shift Supervisor
Office Manager/ Adoption Coordinator
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