2017 Officers


President: Lynn Dennis

​Lynn operates her own day care business from her home. Her family have two rescue dogs.

In addition to serving on the board and organizing monthly adoption events, she and her family are very active in the local chapter of the American Cancer Society-Relay for Life and Barks for Life.


Vice President: Cassie Padilla

Cassie works for Prime-Ag/Southwest Ag Crop Insurance.  Her family has a rescue dog named Shiner. In precious years before becoming Vice Pres Cassie fosted for Texas Pit Crew and has been an active volunteer for the shelter since 2014.

​​Treasurer: Harlan Tra Cardwell

Tra is a owns a financial planning and investment office in Vernon TX.

Although allergic to dogs, he and his wife, Molly, have three in their household and are devoted members.

Recording Secretary: Pam Gosline

Pam has been in the recruiting business since 1996 specializing in the hospitality industry.  In 2001 she started her own company, Five Star Recruiting.  Pam grew up in Vernon, Texas, moved to the DFW are in 1974 and in 2009 moved back to Vernon.  She is on the Vernon Pride Committee, Unity in the Community Board, Western Trail Cowboy Church Building Committee, Vernon Chamber of Commerce Member.  She has two children Kasey and Kyle and two grandchildren Jack and Jasey.  She is an avid animal love

Officers and Board Members are elected on an annual basis

at the General Members meeting held in January of each year.