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Pet Orphans of Southern California

7720 Gloria Avenue Van Nuys, CA 91406
Phone: (818) 901 – 0190
Fax: (818) 901 – 0011

Board of Directors


Emeritus President/Founder, Diane A. Scripps,
President, Suzanne Allison,
Vice President, Kathleen D. Wathen
Secretary, Victoria Goddard


Ann Avrashow
Mark Thompson

Advisory Board

Stephanie Edwards MacLeod
David Solitare
Dr. Robert Olds, DVM
Dr. Richard Martin, DVM


Accounting Manager & Director of Fund Development, LaTanya Montgomery,, ext. 27

Adoption Coordinator, Joe Luna,, ext. 23

Front Office Coordinator – ext. 21

Fundraising, LaTanya Montgomery,, ext. 27

Grooming/ Retail Store Coordinator, Daniel Rosales,, ext. 29

Kennel Manager, Marisela Luna,, ext. 26

Shelter Veterinarian & Clinic Director, Dr. Emily Swiniarski

Volunteer Coordinator, ext. 21