Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia. Below is a partial list of our staff . If you wish to send a personal message regarding one of the areas/services they cover, please click on the email link to send an email directly to their inbox.

To send a general message, please complete the form below and click “SUBMIT.” Someone will respond to your inquiry within two business days. You also can call the shelter at 770-532-6617. Hours of operation are Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun 1-5 p.m.

Julie Edwards
Executive Director
(In-Kind/Monetary Donations, General Questions or Concerns)

Misty Howard
Spay/Neuter Center Director
(Transport Coordination, General Spay/Neuter Questions or Concerns)

Bob Martin
Adoption Center Director
(Day-to-Day Operations of Adoption Center, Business Office, Pet Store, Wellness Clinic)

Samantha “Sam” Threadgill
Director of Development & Communications 
(Fundraising, Community Relations, Events)  

Lizzy Higgins
Marketing Communications Manager
(Social Media, Marketing, Online Campigns, Promotions)   

Avien Gober
Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator
(Volunteers, Education/Outreach) 

Erica Sheppard
Animal Care Manager
(Animal Intake, Owner-Requested Euthanasia, Court-Ordered Community Service)  

General Contact

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