Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

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Staff and Board

UPAWS Board of Directors

Amber Wetton – President and Assistant Treasurer

Dr. Scott Jandron – Vice President

Joan Mulder – Treasurer

Kathy Leone  – Secretary

Lynn Andronis – Board Member

Reva Laituri – Board Member

Dr. Karen Duquette – Board Member

Christian Verardi – Board Member

Bob Stephenson – Board Member

Colleen Whitehead – Board Member

Join UPAWS Board members and staff for our monthly board meeting Board meetings are held the 4th Monday of every month at 6pm in the Lion’s Room at the Peter White Library in Marquette. UPAWS Board meetings are open to the public.


Kori Tossava – Capital Campaign Manager

Ryan Poupore – Shelter Manager

Ann Brownell – Community Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator

Ashley Herman & Chandra Rasset & Kaitlyn Keto – Supervisors

Theresa Wipperman, Sierra Banse, Allissa Gahn, Emily Casey, Julie Mahan – Animal Care Givers

Contact Us

Phone: (906) 475-6661
Fax: (906) 475-6669
Email: info@upaws.org

Office Hours

Mon-Wed: 12pm to 4pm
Thursday: 12pm to 6:30pm
Friday-Sunday: 12pm-4pm


84 Snowfield Road
Negaunee Township
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