Who We Are

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Board of Directors
Deborah Schwink
Co-Founder & President

Education:
BA, Sociology, UW-Madison
Farm Animal Care Conference Participant, Farm Sanctuary, New York, 2017

Experience:
Private farm animal care and rescue, 12 years
Vegan / Vegetarian lifestyle, 25 years

Carl Schwink
Co-Founder, Secretary

Education:
MS, Electrical Engineering, UW-Madison
Sheep Handling & Shearing courses, U-Wisconsin Extension and U-Maine Extension
Farm Animal Care Conference Participant, Farm Sanctuary, New York, 2017

Experience:
Private farm animal care and rescue, 12 years
Farm Animal Care Conference Participant, Farm Sanctuary, New York, 2017
Plant-based & Vegetarian lifestyle, 25 years
Computer Engineering Consultant
Humane society volunteer

  Jeannine Anderson
Vice President, Board of Directors

Education:
MFA, Visual Art, Colorado State University
BFA, Visual Art, Colorado State University
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BS, Apparel and Merchandising, Northern Illinois University

Experience:
Director, Inidgo Barn, private animal sanctuary, 17 years
Farm Animal Care Conference Participant, Farm Sanctuary, New York, 2016
Foster Caregiver, Coastal Humane Society
Vegetarian, 39 years; plant-based lifestyle, 2 years
Trainer/Handler/Educator, teaching clinics and private lessons in kind and respectful handling of alpacas and Llamas
LIVING & LEARNING WITH ANIMALS, Science of Behavior, 8-week course, Certificate of Excellence
CAMELIDYNAMICS ADVANCED CLINIC, Certificate
TTEAM CLINIC, Equine, Certificate
TTOUCH CLINIC, Canine, Certificate
and a lifetime of passion and love for animals

Professor of Art, several positions including Department Chairperson at Berea College
Retail Management, several positions including Store Manager