Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS) of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, is an open admission animal shelter and full service humane society that offers pet adoption and re-homing, dog training, kids camps, spay and neuter programs, education and training, animal rescue and so much more!
Incorporated in 1965, HAWS has grown along with our community, evolving into a vibrant organization and a lively facility that is the #1 resource for pets and their people. Together we are BUILDING A NO-KILL COMMUNITY.
HAWS is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization, EIN #39-6108644.
Act 90 License #267280-DS.
Member, Wisconsin Federated Humane Societies, Inc.
Winner of the 2010 Waukesha County Executive Awards: Large Non-Profit of the Year.
Inaugural Winner of the “Chamber’s Choice Award” presented in 2008 by the Waukesha County Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business Times.
HAWS Management Team
Lynn Olenik Executive Director
Kelly Rohda Shelter Director
Maggie Tate-Techtmann Director of Organizational Development
Leann Boucha Behavior Department Manager
Khris Erickson Education Department Manager
Andres Garcia Field Services & Facilities Manager
Katie Gerls Mobile Adoptions Coordinator
Cassie Gugin SNIP Manager
Jessica Pinkos Director of Special Projects
Katie Sheldon Volunteer Coordinator
Jennifer Smieja Communications & Marketing Coordinator
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