Our staff

Saving Lives & Promoting the Human-Animal Bond

Staff of Second Chance

Originally formed as a volunteer based organization, Second Chance has matured into a fiscally responsible nonprofit operated by a professional staff with industry experience.

Behavioral & Enrichment Trainer

Krissi Goetz

In 2004, after volunteering with local shelters for several years, Krissi helped to establish the Animal Adoption C...
Executive Director

Kelly Goodin

Through her work with Second Chance Humane Society Kelly combines her passion for animals with that of making a posit...

Dr. Shari DuPauw

Dr. DePauw will be leading Second Chance Humane Society’s shelter medical program as well as the organizations Commun...
Telluride Thrift Shop Manager

Roxann Grammer

Roxann has been a fan of Second Chance Humane Society for a long time and has loved supporting our work via our Thrif...
Business Manager

Lisa Katz

Lisa moved to Colorado in 2006 from Boston, Massachusetts to escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy a slower pace of ...
Shelter Manager

Elizabeth Kirwin

Living on the West Coast, Elizabeth earned a Marketing Business degree while working in various corporate marketing p...
Ridgway Thrift Shop Manager

Lynda Burns

Lynda has bachelor degrees in nursing and sociology and worked toward a master’s degree in healthcare management. Lyn...
Philanthropy Director

Lu Anne Tyrrell

Colorado native Lu Anne Tyrrell brings passion and professional expertise as she joins the leadership team of Second ...

Our animals

Second Chance Humane Society

Animal Resource Center

Ridgway Thrift

Telluride Thrift

Shelter Hours

Open Tuesday - Saturday

Animal Resource Center
11 am - 6 pm

Cat Castle
11 am - 6 pm

Dog Den
11 am - 5:45 pm

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