Nikki Grimes Ranieri, Executive Director

Nikki became the executive director of UVHS in 2017 after serving as the organization’s development manager since 2015. Prior to joining UVHS, Nikki led the development program at Central Vermont Humane Society and worked in the advancement office at Dartmouth College for more than a decade.

Nikki oversees all of UVHS’ staff, programs, and the execution of UVHS’ mission. Reach Nikki at (603) 448-6888 or


Stephanie Frommer, Director of Operations

Stephanie can provide you with information about UVHS and its operations. Reach Steph at (603) 448-6888 ext. 129 or


Carrie Hamel, Donor Relations Manager

Carrie can provide you with information about a donation you’ve made or accept a donation over the telephone. Reach her at (603) 448-6888 ext. 100 or


Halle Wright, Outreach Assistant

Halle can provide you with information on upcoming events, advertising or marketing. Reach her at (603) 448-6888 ext. 111 or


Allison Stark, Customer Care Coordinator

Allison can provide information on adoptions, surrenders, and upcoming volunteer opportunities. Reach her at (603) 448-6888 ext. 117 or


Sara Glennon, Animal Care Coordinator

Reach Sara at 603-448-6888 ext. 123 or


Animal Care Team

Doreen Clark, Veterinary Technician

Alyssa Braley, Senior Customer &  Animal Care Technician

Caitlin Smith, Senior Customer & Animal Care Technician

Winter Batten, Customer & Animal Care Technician

Heather Clark, Customer & Animal Care Technician

Michelle Miller, Customer & Animal Care Technician

Mary Caffrey, Customer & Animal Care Technician