LIMA —The Humane Society of Allen County has hired a new part-time executive director.
The board hired Tracy Tibbitts, who was serving on a volunteer basis as volunteer coordinator, Humane Society board President Catherine Kouns Born said.
Tibbitts has experience in reducing costs, facilitating quality improvement and team leadership. She received her MBA in organizational leadership from the University of Findlay and her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Franklin University.
“The Board of Directors looks forward to working with Ms. Tibbitts in moving the organization forward to continue its mission to serve the abused, neglected and abounded animals of Allen County,” Kouns Born said.
Alicia Phillips had been serving as interim-executive director.
Humane Society of Allen County is a no-suffering shelter, which means only animals with severe medical issues, severe temperament problems and those with a poor quality of life will be euthanized. The shelter at 3606 Elida Road is open on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday.
For more information about the Humane Society of Allen County visit www.hsoac.org or call the shelter at 419-991-1775.