Staff & Board of Directors

The BAM Board of Directors is entirely unpaid and made up of four Officers (President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer) and three Directors (two 1-year seats, one 2-year seat, three 3-year seats). The Officers are up for reelection every year, with the BAM calendar year commencing at the April meeting. ​

President — Robin Smith

Robin has been active in animal rescue work for a number of years. In addition to BAM she is the Board President for Zion Animal Lovers, and volunteers to transport for several other rescue organizations.  She started volunteering at BAM a few years ago with transports. Robin grew up with a love of animals which has expanded from one cat as a child to her current pack of 10 furries (4 dogs and 6 cats).   She loves the outdoors whether cycling, hiking or trail running.  She grew up in Oregon but has lived in the San Francisco bay area and has been in the Zion canyon area for 12+ years.

Secretary — Cathy Vanwey

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Treasurer — Jeff Hunt


Jeff is a local CPA and the managing member of J Hunt CPA, PLLC in Hurricane. He was introduced to BAM through the local Chamber of Commerce and, with a history of not-for-profit specialty, offered his expertise to BAM. He is also active in community affairs and has served as president of the Hurricane Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Hurricane Valley in addition to serving as a board member for many non-profit organizations throughout the years. Jeff joined BAM as Treasurer in February 2011 and served as President and Treasurer from  April 2020 to July 2022.

Director, three-year seat — September Smith

Director, three-year seat — Becky Timmons (Manager, BAM's Orphaned Objects)
Director, two-year seat — Kristen Lucibello, DVM

Director, one-year seat — Cathy Vanwey

That BAM Place Adoption Center Manager — Wendy Davis