Animal Shelter Advisory Board

The Barry County Animal Shelter Advisory Board helps ensure the proper care of animals at the Barry County Animal Shelter by evaluating shelter programs and policies. It also coordinates and promotes volunteering opportunities that help increase adoptions and carry out the mission of the shelter. MEETINGS: 3rd Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Tyden Center in January, March, May, July, September and November.

Contact information 
Ken Kirsch - Barry County Animal Shelter Director
(269) 948-4885
kkirsch@barrycounty.org

Board information

Vacancies
  • 2 Current Vacancies
  • 0 Terms Expired
Size 9 Members
Term Length Varies
Term Limit 0

Board Roster 

David Jackson
7th Term
Jan 01, 2022 to Dec 31, 2022
Appointing Authority - Board Of Commissioners
Category - Commissioner

Hollie Pineiro
2st Term
Jan 01, 2022 to Dec 31, 2022
Appointing Authority - Board Of Commissioners
Category- Humane Society

Jessica Bontrager
1st Term
Jan 01, 2021 to Dec 31, 2022
Appointing Authority - Board of Commissioners
Category - Citizen at Large

Linda K. Robinson
4th Term
Jan 01, 2020 to Dec 31, 2022
Appointing Authority - Board Of Commissioners
Category - Veterinarian

Dawn Koning
2nd Term
Jan 01, 2020 to Dec 31, 2022
Appointing Authority - Board Of Commissioners
Category - Rescue Shelter Operator

Tamara Dickinson
3rd Term
Jan 01, 2020 to Dec 31, 2022
Appointing Authority - Board Of Commissioners
Category - Citizen at Large

William Mattson
1st Term (appointed 7/21/21)
Jan 01, 2021 to Dec 31, 2022
Appointing Authority - Board of Commissioners
Category - Citizen at Large


Click here to visit the Barry County Animal Shelter webpage