OUR BOARD

Selena Anstead, President/Founder

Originally from Nazareth, PA, Selena began volunteering with rescues in 2010 and began fostering in 2012 for The Center for Animal Health & Welfare in Easton, PA. She also volunteers to help with the strays picked up by the City of Bethlehem, PA and surrounding areas. She has one son, Zach. She works full time at a small trucking company and spends her free time reading, gardening and enjoying time with her pitbull puppy, Rebel Colbalt,  her senior cat Louie, and her fur grandchild Mable, a deaf ABD mix.  Max, her beloved APBT, sadly passed away unexpectedly on 05/12/2018.

Dana K. Haulbrook, Vice President

Originally from Orange County, CA, Dana began volunteering with the American Bullmastiff Assn Rescue in 2002 & served as their SC Rescue Contact for 10+ years. She is an active volunteer with several well respected organizations in SC.  She continues to build relationships with local shelters and bring awareness to the community. Dana is a mom to 3 awesome boys and works full time for a large trucking company. She enjoys spending free time with her granddaughter Ashlynn and her beloved pit bulls Chester and Winston.

Alexis Stetz

Alexis resides in Bethlehem, PA and works for a payroll company.  She is an avid animal advocate and was a volunteer for us helping us in many ways before becoming a member of our Board. She shares her life with Zach, dogs, cats, snakes, reptiles, and bunnies. In her spare time she enjoys painting, cooking, and baking along with helping animals in need. 

Rory Ford

Rory resides in Bethlehem Twp, PA with her adopted rescue dog, Izzy. When not spending time with her husband Tim and Izzy, she can be found supporting local shelters and rescues.

Timothy Prendergast, Esquire

Tim is an attorney in Easton, PA.  Tim is not on Because of a Dog's Board of Directors but is our legal counsel. When not working he enjoys spending time with his rescued dogs and traveling.  He volunteers to help dogs find their forever homes and is a huge animal advocate.