Mandi Wyman, Executive Director. Mandi has lived in Minneapolis for over a decade, and is a native of Detroit, Michigan. She and her fiance, Matt, share their home with two senior cats named Bailey and Edison, a Shiba Inu named Murphy, and a 3-legged German Shepherd puppy named Lieutenant Dan. Mandi graduated from the University of Michigan in 2000 with a BA in Corporate Communication/Public Relations, and received her Masters of Nonprofit Management from Hamline University in 2014. Prior to her appointment at CSHS, she held positions at The Salvation Army and the Scott, Carver, Dakota CAP Agency. She is a five-time presenter at the Humane Society of the United States’ International Animal Care Expo, and serves as a board member for the Minneapolis Animal Care & Control Advisory Board.

Leslie Johnson, HR/Volunteer Manager. Bio coming soon!

Megan Greene, Community Impact Manager. Megan has lived in the Twin Cities for over 5 years and is a Minnesota native. She and her fiance, Eli, share their home with one domestic long haired tortie cat named Rizzo, a terrier mix named Grizzly, and a Heins '57 dog named Willa . Megan has worked in mental health, community outreach, and social services for over 12 years. She has presented at the Humane Society of the United States’ International Animal Care Expo, and has attended two Maddie's Fund Apprenticeships representing the Carver Scott Humane Society.

Kelly Simer, Animal Wellness Manager. Bio coming soon!

Sara Anderson, Intake & In-House Vetting Supervisor. Sara grew up in Virginia Beach, VA but she has been in the Minneapolis area for 15 years. Sara’s family includes her husband, Steve, her two daughters (2 and 17 - quite the age gap!) and her two rescue dogs, Mollie and Diesel. Sara has been in the MN rescue world for about eight years and has worked in many positions since she started her rescue journey. Her job with CSHS includes bringing animals into rescue as well as handling onsite vetting to keep our animals healthy. Her position has combined her favorite parts of rescue and is so fulfilling to her! Sara loves research and is always looking into new things in the shelter-med vetting world.


Michelle Caldwell, Adoption Coordinator. Bio coming soon!

Tanya Peterson, Cat Care Coordinator. Bio coming soon!