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Forever Homes for Abandoned Pets, Inc.
P.O. Box 3705
our all-volunteer board of directors
Jeffrey J. Fenske, Esq.
Jeff’s qualifications are best found on his Web site, JFenskeLaw.com.
He's been an attorney for over 25 years. He is active in his community
with the St. Paul Midway Lions Club, serving as a past president and
board member. He is active in his church, volunteering to serve on
committees and in various ministries. The greatest asset Jeff brings
with him is his moral compass. His Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent certification for
general ethical standards and professional legal ability is the highest
Carol A. Krasnow-Hammer
Carol brings to our board the networking and motivational skills we
need to make this venture successful. She is very active in her
community, devoting time and energy to local causes and local children.
Her affinity for cats and dogs and her intense spirituality help drive
us forward. Her work in the production of legal transcripts, her
history as a court reporter and legal secretary, and her community's
respect for and love of her means she will be able to help us build the
network of contacts we need. Carol is also an amazingly inventive
Jack has been a high-profile Mankato businessman for almost his entire
adult life. After turning over his water-conditioning business to a
son, he created Little People, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to the
advancement of children. His standing in the community is stellar, and
few residents of Mankato have not heard of him. Jack has been putting
for years and has created Mankato's Solstice
an annual event to raise funds for History Fest. He's an amateur
magician and is seen all over town, volunteering his time to improve
the lives of children. He has been featured in a large number of
newspaper articles and television pieces and has received quite a few
awards. Jack's ability to creatively seek and obtain donations, his
esteem in the community and renown in southern Minnesota, and his
success as a businessman will be invaluable to our growth.
Timothy J. McGowan
Cofounder and chief executive officer, Tim has been a freelance court
reporter since 1993, establishing his own firm, McGowan
Reporting, LLC, ten years later. He frequently participates in The
Court Reporters Forum
on what was once known as CompuServe, and he is
an active member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in North Mankato,
Minnesota. Tim's attention to detail, his dedication to service in
support of others, and his love of animals make him a natural fit here.
He is also a primary financial contributor to this organization. (He is
also the novice Web site designer here and will be immensely grateful
for all feedback and help.)
Cofounder and chief financial officer, born in 1964, Ronald has many years'
retail experience as a district manager, regional trainer, and director of
stores. His passion to help challenged individuals and
abandoned pets is best expressed in his personal credo, found in Psalms
82:3-4: "Defend the weak and the
orphans; defend the rights of the poor and suffering. Save the weak and
helpless; free them from the power of the wicked." Ronald is
also a primary financial contributor to Forever Homes for Abandoned Pets, Inc.
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