Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

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Staff and Board

UPAWS Board of Directors

Reva Laituri -President

Dr. Scott Jandron-V. President

Amber Talo – Treasurer

Lynn Andronis-Secretary

Chris Danik

Leslie Hurst

Austin Loehr

Alex Petrin

Brett Specker

Colleen Whitehead

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 UPAWS Community Room. UPAWS Board meetings are open to the public.


Ann Brownell – Community Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator

Allissa Gahn, Laura Rochefort &  Gwynne Ford – Supervisors

Julie Mahan, Adda Lamon, Alli Goriesky, Hailey Weston, Lorraine Coutré, PJ Haduck, Lealand B. Angthius – 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


815 South State Highway M553
Gwinn, MI 49841
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