About Us

Staff and Board of Directors
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What Drives Us

Our Mission

Yucaipa Valley Animal Placement Society is a no kill, nonprofit animal shelter that strives to prevent the euthanasia of dogs and cats in shelters throughout the region by providing them a temporary safe haven until a permanent loving home can be found.

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Our Staff

Annette Florez

Executive Director

Ginger Bryk

Operations Manager

Shannon Tavis

Pet Care Team Manager

Clara Urena

Office/Pet Care Team

Lilianna Rodriguez

Cattery Specialist
Pet Care Team Lead

Barbara Beck

Facility Manager/Pet Care

Jesse Ortega

Pet Care Team

Emery Wu

Administrative Assistant

Madelyn Ortega

Pet Care Team


Our Board of Directors

Bill Hull


Denise Work


Jolena Grider


Cyndee Pelton

Voting Member

Allan Hart

Voting Member


Vice President

Annette Florez

Voting Member