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Hilary De Puy, Vice President

Hilary’s affection towards animals blossomed at an early stage growing up with an array of canine, feline, equine and aquatic friends. In fact, her passion for her four-legged and finned family would have led her to vet school had she … Read More

Cindy Hood, Shelter Manager

After 35 years of service at Napa’s Police Department, Cindy Hood leaves public service and takes on some new challenges in community service working with animals. We would like to officially welcome We Care’s new Shelter Manager, Cindy Hood, to … Read More

Ray Witzlsteiner

Ray’s dedication to animal care is amazing. He knows 200+ of our animals by sight and by name.  He has a remarkable memory, and if you want the back-story to our animals he’s your man!  A generous heart, Ray loves … Read More

Ana Pressey

I have been working at We Care since October of 2014. I am honored and thankful that I work here and am able to be part of this great community. I also love spending time with my two dogs and cats. I love the outdoors … Read More

Jill Sisson

My passion has always been animals, especially cats and dogs, I also have pet bunnies, chickens and ducks. I’ve been rescuing animals for as long as I can remember and am privileged to be doing what I love at We … Read More

Kat Padilla

My name is Kat, and yes I work with over 200 cats. At We Care, I have come to not only like what I do but love it. On my down time, I enjoying spending time with my five cats … Read More

Jesse Duarte, Secretary

Jesse Duarte joined the We Care board in 2015, and currently serves as secretary. A lifelong animal lover, Jesse advises the board on communications and public outreach. Since 2006, Jesse has been a reporter for the St. Helena Star, where … Read More

Sean McVity, President

We Care’s Treasurer since 2012, Sean McVity became President of the Board in 2017. Sean has been a We Care supporter since 1997, including serving a prior term on the Board from 2005-2007. Sean is the Managing Partner of Garnet … Read More