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Robin Ricci

Robin Ricci is deeply committed to animal welfare and community service in South Jersey. For over three decades, she has been an integral part of the South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter, now serving as its Board President. Alongside her role, Robin owns a local mechanical contracting business and manages to dedicate ample time to volunteering […]

Heather Rooney

Heather’s life revolves around service, with her most significant dedication being to South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter for over two decades. As a volunteer at SJRAS, Heather has taken on various roles, including fundraising, animal transport, fostering, caring for Petsmart Cats, shelter maintenance, dog walking, socialization, and event coordination. When presented with the opportunity to […]

Jessica Morrison

Jessica Morrison joined the staff at South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter in 2014 after beginning her animal welfare journey as an adopter and volunteer. Jessica has held several positions with SJRAS over the years and became Executive Director in 2022. With a background in the various roles within the organization, she brings a wealth of […]

Valerie Mazzei

Valerie Mazzei is a passionate and committed individual who has been a part of our shelter’s mission, in several different capacities, since she began volunteering here in 2009. Her specialization is fostering senior dogs and those with significant medical challenges showcases not only her compassion but also her expertise in providing tailored care and rehabilitation. […]

Danielle Harris

Danielle Harris is the owner of Pampered Pup Pet Resort since the spring of 2010. Danielle graduated from Delaware Valley University with a Bachelor of Science in Equine Science and Management including having studied both small and large animal science as well. During her four years at Del Val, Danielle worked handling horses of varying […]

Mary Leshay

Mary Leshay, a lifelong resident of New Jersey, has deep roots in her community, currently calling Newfield home. For the past decade, Mary has dedicated her time and energy to volunteering at SJRAS, where her compassion for animals shines through her work. Prior to her involvement at SJRAS, Mary volunteered for Bayada, providing support and […]

Lisa Togno

Lisa Togno is an avid lover of all animals, especially dogs.  She currently has four dogs: Loco, Leo, Lucy and Vinnie and is a lifelong resident of Buena, NJ. Lisa first began her service with SJRAS as a foster volunteer, and then went on to become an active volunteer for the shelter’s events and fundraising […]

Rosemary Angelo

Rosemary Angelo is currently retired and has been a lifelong resident of Vineland, NJ. She has a BA in Economics from Immaculata University. Rosemary was the corporate secretary in her family’s business, D.C. Angelo & Co. She has been on the executive board for the South Jersey Regional Animal shelter for over 15 years, holding […]

Thomas K. Zucca

Thomas Zucca is a Vineland, NJ native and graduate of Vineland High School. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa. He is currently the V.P. of L.J. Zucca, Incorporated, a wholesale distribution business located in Vineland, NJ where he has been employed since 1974. Thomas […]