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.
Lynn Olenik, Executive Director
Mark Hess, Field Services & Facilities Manager
Kelly Rohda, Shelter Manager
Leann Boucha, Behavior Department Manager
Khris Erickson, Humane Educator
Cassie Gugin, SNIP Clinic Manager
Dana Leair, Fund Development
Jessica Pinkos, Special Projects/Transports
Kay Seno, Special Events Coordinator
Jennifer Smieja, Communications/Marketing Coordinator
Geno Smith, Mobile Adoptions Coordinator
Sara Stoss, Volunteer Coordinator
Dr. Kolleen Meyer, Dr. Alissa Kielpikowski, Dr. Ken Wolterman & Dr. Martha Tack, Veterinarians
Kim Kalczynski & Jaime Merkel, Kennel Leads
Kristie Benjamin, Andres Garcia, & Ashley Haley, Adoptions Leads
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