Rebecca Mayberry

Executive Director

Rebecca Mayberry has served as Executive Director for more than four years and has worked in the animal welfare sector for over nine years. She received her BS in Business Management and is a recent graduate of the HOLT Values-Based Leadership Fellows Program. In addition, she has more than 25 years of marketing, fundraising, and development experience in the nonprofit sector.

Bernadette Avila

Bernadette Alva

Executive Assistant

Bernadette Avila received her Bachelor's in Business Administration. Prior to working at San Antonio Pets Alive! Bernadette worked as a class manager at the Healing Touch program which specializes in energy medicine. Bernadette lives with her family and four fur babies.

Marissa Kilgore

Senior Director of Lifesaving Operations

Marissa Kilgore is new to San Antonio but has served in the nonprofit animal welfare sector in Austin and Dallas for over 15 years. She received her BS in Business Administration and her MA in nonprofit management. Previous employment includes EmanciPet, Animal Trustees of Austin, and SPCA of Texas. She lives with her fiancé and three rescue dogs.

Alexis Moore

Senior Director of Development and Marketing

Alexis Moore has been in the nonprofit sector for over 13 years. Previous employments include Seton Home, JDRF, Alamo Heights School Foundation, and Petco Love. She lives with her husband, twin boys, and rescued senior dog.

Tarah Robinette

Senior Director of Animal Care

Tarah has been with SAPA! for over 6 years. She received her B.A. in Sociology and is completing her M.S. in Business Leadership & Change Management. Prior to SAPA! she worked in Disability Services & Human Resources. She lives with her husband, son, and three cats.


Andrea Brightwell, Board Chair

Community Leader

Benjamin Kemble, Vice Chair

Attorney, Akerman, LLP

Derek Stahlman, CPA, Treasurer

Vice President, Controller, Bank of San Antonio

Rebecca Clausewitz, Secretary

Community Leader

Board Members

Danny Arnold

Assistant Vice President of Host Integration, Security Service Federal Credit Union

Sarah Dorgan

Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking, Bank of America

Alexis Eidson

Vice President of Strategy, Texas Dow Employee Credit Union

Chris Flowers

Chief Operating Officer, AmeriVet Veterinary Partners

Shelly Cady

Shelly Cady

Foster Program Manager

Vanessa Guiterrez

Vanessa Guiterrez

Assistant Manager, Medical Care Center

Amber Erickson

Amber Erickson

Live Release Manager

Alison Macklin

Alison Macklin

Development Manager

Stephanie Paz Perez

Stephanie Paz Perez

Marketing and PR Manager

Loreen Maybrier

Kyle Hines

Animal Behavior Specialist

Kyle Hines

Loren Maybrier

Major Gift Manager