NCAF is governed by a volunteer board of directors comprised of Animal Care & Control and animal welfare professionals in the state of NC.

NCAF Committees​​

Legislative Committee

Jess Arias - chair

Dakota Taylor-Beck​


Shelly Moore - Chair

​Dr. Josh Fisher

Mark Neff

Professional Development

Dr. Sandra Strong - chair

Ellen Taylor - co-char

Brittany Flynn

Leigh Ann Garrard

Lisa Jones

Billy Spain

​Melinda Whitaker

Membership & Recruitment

Lisa Kroll - chair

Bob Marotto

(Shelter Adoptables Facility Exchange)

Lisa Kroll - chair

Jess Arias

Communications/Social Media

Melissa Knicely – chair
Julia Conner

Ashton Katzer

Lisa Lee


Dr. Josh Fisher - chair

Ellen Taylor

Leigh Anne Garrard

Shelly Moore

Jorge Ortega

Governance Committee

Leigh Anne Garrard - chair

​Lisa Kroll

Shelly Moore

Gail Thomssen

Fundraising Committee

Mark Neff - Chair
Jess Arias