Meet the team members of LASSI


From left meet Lisa Rangel, Laura & Noel Goodrow, Anna Mize & Many Volunteers(not pictured).

Anna helped establish LASSI in 2011 as the Vice President. She has also helped build a large successful dog walking volunteer base at the shelter. Anna loves spending time with family, fur babies, walking, running and exercising.  

Lisa joined as Treasurer in 2014. She enjoys spending time with her family, fur babies and loves to cook & bake with her family. Lisa and family also volunteer for many non-profit organizations, shelters & rescues.

Joan, (not pictured), joined LASSI in 2016 as a volunteer of the board. Joan and her husband Jim retired from the Detroit area to Pentwater in October of 2012. Forever a lover of nature and animals (especially cats), Joan was soon drawn to volunteer with LASSI, which she continues in a variety of capacities. Joan helps write the newsletters as well.

MaryAnne, (not pictured), also joined LASSI in 2016. MaryAnn lives in Mears in the summer and Grand Rapids in the winter. She is retired and loves to walk dogs at the shelter; and adopted her dog from there. MaryAnn helps maintain & organize events, fundraisers and much more. 

Lisa P joined LASSI in 2016 as well. Lisa owns an Independent Jewelry Making Business. In her spare time, she volunteers writing much needed Grants for LASSI. She also devotes her spare time to many shelters & rescues and enjoys spending time with her family.

Tom (not pictured), has been volunteering at the Oceana County Animal Shelter since 2000 and joined LASSI as a volunteer board member in 2018.   In addition to volunteering for LASSI, Tom advocates for wildlife and another animals with various organizations. For fun and exercise, Tom hikes, surfs in Lake Michigan, camps, and spends as much time as possible outdoors. 

Also not pictured are the many, many dedicated volunteers that help with marketing, fundraising, grant writing and much much more. We are greatly appreciative to have them on our team and having so much of their support. 

All of us share the love of animals and a strong belief in their right for a second chance at being a wonderful & loving companion. We are all large supporters of our communities and giving back. We want to thank you for supporting LASSI.