Our Staff

Our staff is the lifeblood of our organization.  
Meet the AWCC staff, below.

 

Sarah (Howie) Howard

Executive Director

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Di Whitney

Senior Advisor

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Dr. Michelle Oakley

Veterinarian

Dr. Michelle Oakley is the only all-species veterinarian for the Yukon territory and is the star of the National Geographic Wild’s series Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet.

Shay Colyer

Curator

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Becky Chambless

Development Director

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Nicole Geils

Director of Sales & Marketing

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Lily Grbavach

Director of Education

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Alex Roberto

Social Media & Admin Manager

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Matt Hertel

Maintenance & Projects Manager

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Noah Melecha

Vehicle Maintenance Tech

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Dawn Johnson

Accounting

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Kerry McCourt

Retail Manager

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Emily Platt

Admissions Manager

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Mitch Johnson

Animal Keeper

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Devin Watson

Animal Keeper

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Amy Craker Hellon

Education Program Coordinator

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Grace Lewis

Naturalist/Education Specialist

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Jonathan Hellon

Guest Services Agent

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Doug Lindstrand

Artist/Photographer

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Help us fundraise for a
NEW Animal Clinic & Housing building
.

"These additions and expansions will make it possible for us to provide the best care for resident animals and allow us to expand opportunities to rescue, care for, and potentially release injured and orphaned animals back into the wild."  Dr. Oakley, AWCC Head Veterinarian