NWESC Board of Directors


Lisa Miller Lisa Miller- Acting Treasurer

NWESC is SO happy and honored to introduce you to Lisa Miller, as we welcome her to our Board of Directors!

Lisa’s dynamic and important work experience includes non-profit management, administrative and personnel expertise. She is also a self-employed bookkeeper, and has been invaluable to NWESC during this time of growth. In her ‘spare’ time, Lisa makes and sells organic soap. She and her husband also own a custom European style door and window manufacturing business, which was nominated for a small business success story in Snohomish County.

Ultimately, Lisa would like each of you to know just how thrilled she is for the opportunity to bring her life and professional experiences to the NWESC Board - continuing her enduring mission to make a positive difference for those here on earth.

Read more about Lisa here!

Kim SgroKim Sgro - Executive Director

Kim has been a Marine Biologist and Conservation Educator for over 20 years. She comes to NWESC with experience as the former Executive Director of Pasado’s Safe Haven. She is a disaster first responder and has been deployed for two months of animal rescue to New Orleans in 2005 post-Hurricane Katrina. There she managed a facility which processed over 1,200 rescued animals and trained over 400 volunteers. Read more about Kim here!



Rita MorganRita Morgan - Acting President

Rita Morgan is an Independent Contractor who has worked/volunteered for a number of area animal rescue organizations and worked to successfully pass a number of state animal cruelty laws. Giving a voice to the most vulnerable among us through legal protections is a powerful force for driving change in society and reducing animal neglect and cruelty cases. Read more about Rita here!


Trisha_NewellTrisha Newell - Acting Secretary

Trisha Newell works in business administration at Microsoft and enjoys finding ways to use her career to give back to the community, particularly in ways that focus on animals. She has spent most of her life around equines, riding and caring for them. Over the past few years she has developed a passion for creating deep relationships with equines and teaching them through positive reinforcement training that they have a voice. What seemed like just stepping into a new training philosophy has entirely changed the way she looks at and interacts with equines, opening her eyes to a seemingly different world. Trisha will forever be grateful that her mare Tess was smart and persistent enough to teach her a new way of life. Read more about Trisha here!


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