Board Members

Ellen Ghiringhelli, President
Ellen Ghiringhelli is a Construction Solutions Specialist with Waste Management, specializing in LEED projects and asset recovery. She was asked to join the BOD because of her passion for about helping wildlife. Over the years she has been full of great ideas which eventually led to her being assigned the role of President to the Board of Directors.

Sabrina Garvin, Board Member, Co-Founder, Executive Director

IMG9528441Judy Loope, Director of Education
Judy Loope used internet wildlife cams in her classroom to learn and teach about animals and the issues they face today. After retiring from teaching, she wanted to help so began taking wildlife rehabilitation classes and volunteering at Southwest VA Wildlife Center of Roanoke. She feels every day working with the animals is rewarding, challenging and at times, heart breaking.


Monica Mundy, Board Member

Dr. Owen Weaver, Board Member

Veronica Tingle, Board Member

Dr. Lucky Garvin, Board Member and Co-Founder

Sarah Martin, Board Member

Cecelia Leonard, Board Member

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