Friends of Foothills Animal Shelter

As a loyal companion of Foothills Animal Shelter, the Friends of Foothills Animal Shelter’s sole purpose is to raise direct support for the Shelter and its important mission of saving lives. Friends of Foothills Animal Shelter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (FEIN 46-2809962). Any donation made helps the homeless pets at Foothills Animal Shelter and is tax-deductible.

Friends of Foothills Animal Shelter is supported by a Board of Directors. This volunteer board of community leaders helps to lead fundraising endeavors in collaboration with Foothills Animal Shelter’s Development & Community Engagement team.

Board of Directors



Christy Ziska — Cosmo’s Dog Bakery

Vice President

Mike Berry — University of Colorado, Denver


Adam French — Elite Financial Team, LLC


Hannah Bowden — KONG Company



Garrett Andersen — The Hughes Law Firm

Jessi Burns — Grand County, CO

Stephanie Campigotto — PwC

Kari Knowles — ATA Services, Inc.

Stan Koniz — Retired

Carly Lorentz — City of Golden

Jeff Molenda — KEY Real Estate Group, LLC

Marlo Quade — Brick & Main Real Estate

Molly Ring — NREL

Non-Voting Member: 

Connie Howard — Foothills Animal Shelter


Foothills Animal Shelter Director of Development & Community Engagement

Amanda Plank


Direct phone: 720-407-5222


Foothills Animal Shelter Executive Director

Connie Howard


Direct phone: 720-407-5210