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Our Staff & Board

Our staff and board are dedicated and passionate, they work hard every day to ensure a brighter future for Underdogs.

If you'd like to get in touch and are not sure who to contact you can fill out out contact form and the appropriate team member will get back to you.

Our Staff

CEO

Katy volunteers a significant portion of her time by helping and guiding the Underdog staff. Contact Katy at

Animal Care Manager & Clinic Director

Dyllan plans and executes our clinics (spay/neuter/vaccination) on the Navajo Nation. She also manages our intake program. Contact Dyllan at 

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Dyllan
 

Fundraising & Social Media Specialist

Chey plans and executes all fundraising events and manages all Underdog social media accounts. She also develops and manages relationships within our wonderful community and with other like-minded organizations. Contact Chey at .

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Foster Care Coordinator

Rebecca facilitates all foster needs and keeps in constant communication with our current fosters. She is always brainstorming new ways to expand our foster and outreach program. Contact Rebecca at 

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Rebecca

Transfer Coordinator

Anna facilitates all dog transfers out of Underdog and directly from the reservation. She is always researching methods to expand the transfer program. Contact Anna at .

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Anna

Facility Manager & Volunteer Coordinator

Claudia lives on site and keeps up with all necessary ranch duties and maintenance. She also coordinates and expands our volunteer program. Contact Claudia at .

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Claudia

Grant Manager

Matt researches and applies to grants and foundations to help fund our lifesaving endeavors and further our mission. Contact Matt at .

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Ranch Team

The ranch staff live at our rescue ranch in exchange for taking care of the animals on site. They provide the basic needs such as feeding, watering, and snuggling! 

 Ranch Staff

Our Board

  • Katy Gullette, Director of Board
    • With over 30 years of work in Animal Welfare, including many of those years working with highly underserved areas, Katy founded Underdog Rescue in 2017. She brings over 35 years of business experience as well as a deep commitment to helping animals to the Underdog organization.
  • Anne Solle
    • A longtime Moab resident, Anne is an entrepreneur who is passionate about anything she commits to. Her networking skills and willingness to jump in wherever she is needed, are of great benefit to Underdog.
  • Phyllis Meyer-Parthemore
    • An RN for her career who moved to Kanab, Utah for her “retirement job” as the Pharmacy and Puppy Tech for Best Friends Animal Society. With 13 years experience in shelter work, Phyllis brings a wealth of knowledge to Underdog Rescue. She works at almost all of our reservation clinics.
  • Summer Ivins
    • A lifelong animal advocate, Summer also brings years of experience working on the reservations as an RN. Her work connects her with many tribal officials who value her input, which is a benefit to the Underdog mission.
  • Jessica Turquette
    • Co-owner of the Moab Barkery, Jessica brings years of Board experience and animal wellness knowledge to the organization. Well known for her ability to think outside the box in a practical and realistic way, her support of Underdog in the community and on the Board are deeply appreciated