Carolyn "Nicky" Ratliff and
I started my career in Animal Welfare
in 1972 and I have been Executive Director here at The Humane
Society of Carroll County since June of 1982. Over the past
35 years I have had the good fortune of being able to work
along side of some of the most dedicated and genuinely decent
people imaginable. Being of service to the citizens of Carroll
County as well as their animals gives me great personal
pleasure and much satisfaction. This has been my Dream job
and I love it!
Hey! My name is Kelly and I have been
working here since January of 2003. I am the Office Manager
and I have a lot of responsibilities as the manager. I love
every day here at the shelter. I enjoy being around the
animals and working with the public. I love all of my pets
and only wish that all of the animals here could find great
homes like ours!
I am now the Assistant Office Manager
and Adoption Coordinator. I am responsible for making sure
that everyone who adopts gets their pets spayed and neutered
and I also take care of all Licensing for dogs in Carroll
County. Every day is such a unique experience and I truly
love my job and I am so greatful to be a part of the Humane
Society! I've been here since 2005 and everyday there is
something new to learn and an adventure to have!
Jannie "Jane" Muller
Hi, my name is Jane. I started here
in 1985 as an Animal Control Field Officer. I did that for
10 years. Since then I have relocated to the front office
as a receptionist. Now my jobs are many. My main job is
to enter dog license into our data base. I handle all lost
and found reports and take animal related complaints over
the phone for animal control. I also sign in animals as
well as return animals to their owners. Most importantly
I help educate the public in regards to animals.
Hi, my name is Mark and I have been
a Animal Control Officer since October of 1990. I got in
this field because I enjoy working with people & animals.
I believe someone needs to help these animals because they
can't speak for themselves. Each day is a new challenge
and at the end of the day, hopefully I have made a difference
in someone's life and now I am the Chief Animal Control
George "Mike" Keiner
Hi! My name is Mike. I've been an Animal
Control Officer since April of 2002. Since that time I've
learned so much with the schooling and help from my peers.
I hope to have a long career with The Humane Society. I
really enjoy working with this fine group of individuals
and I love educating the public on the laws of the county.
Hello, my name is Ed and I am the newest member of the
team here at the Humane Society. I began this career as
an Animal Control Officer because of my deep appreciation
of public service. I am not only an animal lover but consider
myself first and foremost a people person. The fact that
the Humane Society is committed to protecting and helping
all species of life made this the ideal job. I look forward
to providing the utmost care and professional service to
citizens and our animal friends of Carroll County.
Hello, My name is Dawn and I started
here in June 2012 as an Animal Control Officer. I wanted
to join this field because I love working with animals and
and the community. I have learned a lot in my short time
here from the amazing people I work along side and from
some great classes. I look forward to every day and hope
to make a difference!
Hey, my name is Michelle
and I am the Animal Care Supervisor. I have worked with
animals for years but find my job here the most rewarding
of all. My favorite part of my job is getting to know the
animals during their time here and know I have made a difference
in their life!
Thelma "TJ" Luckabaugh
Hi, I'm TJ and I have
been part of the Carroll County Humane Society since March
2002. I have a soft heart for the animals that come to our
shelter. Since I am part of the Animal Care Staff, I have
the opportunity to work with the animals. I really enjoy
my work and it's also great to see animals get reunited
with their families or be adopted out and given the best
Hey there, my name is
Dave and I started with the Humane Society in April 2012
as part of the Animal Care Staff. I have been an animal
caretaker for 10 years and it is my true passion and I look
forward to every single day here. I hope to have a long
term career for many years to come. My co-workers are some
of the most caring and passionate people I have ever met
and I am thankful to know each and every one of them. I
am happily married to my beautiful wife and we have two
amazing sons who mean the world to me! Peace...and love
one another every single day!
Hi, my name is Amanda
and I started working here in July of 2009. I work here
every Saturday and Sunday and I am part of the Animal Care
Staff and love working with the animals. My favorite part
about my job is seeing the animals find great homes!
Hello, I have been volunteering at the
Humane Society since 2000. I help out with paperwork in
the office, and also record the stats on animals arriving
here throughout the year. I thoroughly enjoy doing my small
part for the organization, and I look forward to my weekly
visits to the Humane Society.
By the way, I am not only a volunteer,
but also the adopter of the best cat!
My name is Cindy and I have been volunteering here in the
front office since 2011! I do anything and everything that
they need me to do and enjoy coming here very much. I adopted
an awesome dog and kitty cat and will help out with fostering
as well. I try to do as much as I can because I have a HUGE
respect for all that is done here and enjoy helping out
Hi there, my name is Dan and I have been volunteering here
at the shelter for 6 years now! It truly is so rewarding
to help out with so many different things and taking care
of the animals. I have adopted several for my wife and I
and every day brings something new!