Meet our team
- Carter Luke, President, and Secretary
- Sandra Bereti, Trustee
- Sonya Marques-Correia, Treasurer
- Steve McIvor, Sole Member
- Joanna Ker, Chair
- Sarah Ireland, Interim Deputy Chair, and Trustee
- Franc Cortada, Trustee
- Sandra Bereti, Trustee
- Christine Lloyd, Trustee
- Mwikali Muthiani, Trustee
- Berangare Michel, Trustee
- Karen Winton, Trustee
- Frank Alarcon, Trustee
- Svetlana Ignatieva, Trustee
- Jamie Craig, Trustee
Lindsay Oliver (she/her)
Lindsay has been in animal advocacy for over twenty years, operated as a media spokesperson, developed creative and engaging content, and successfully led a multi-country international team. Throughout her career, Lindsay has seen firsthand what happens inside industries that exploit animals, such as factory farms and animal labs, and utilizes this experience to drive real and lasting change for animals.
Elizabeth "Liz" Quick-Corral (she/her)
Director of Development
Elizabeth Quick-Corral (Liz) has ten years of senior leadership experience at various nonprofit organizations. Liz’s extensive experience includes digital mail and direct mail strategy, major giving, sustaining giving, legacy, events, and strategic management. In her work, Liz is constantly inspired by the many people who chose to entrust their giving to animal causes.
Cameron Harsh (they/them)
Director of Programs
Cameron leads the campaigns team in developing and implementing strategies that mobilize people and move stakeholders to protect wild and farmed animals. Before Cameron joined in 2018 as a campaigner, they worked in public policy protecting consumers, the environment, and animals from harmful food production practices, and spent several years in community development. Cameron lives in Washington, DC.
Lisa Monteleone (she/her)
Director of Marketing and Communications
Lisa oversees World Animal Protection’s US marketing, social media, and communications. She has over twenty years’ experience leading marketing and communications teams, in the for-profit sector, primarily in fashion. Lisa has long been an animal advocate volunteering at rescues and shelters near her home in New Jersey. Lisa shares her residence with her husband and three very rambunctious rescue cats.
Nicole Barrantes (she/her)
Wildlife Campaign Manager
Nicole is responsible for our Wildlife. Not Entertainers campaign where she works to end the captive wildlife entertainment industry through public education, corporate engagement, and the development of responsible alternatives. She loves using the power of people and creativity to drive innovative solutions. Nicole is based in New York.
Liz Cabrera Holtz (she/her)
Wildlife Campaign Manager
Liz is responsible for developing innovative projects to protect wild animals from exploitation and abuse. Her work maintains a specific focus on wild animals used as “pets” and in roadside zoos. Driving her work is her deep love for animals and a desire to create a more just world for both humans and non-human animals.
Julie Hartshorn (she/her)
Office and HR Manager
Julie has over twenty years of experience in office operations, finance, and human resources. She continues to be fueled by her passion and dedication to improving the lives of both people and animals. Julie lives in New York, where she loves connecting with nature. Julie is an avid hiker and loves to garden.
Emily Huggins (she/her)
Emily supports the Development team in fundraising efforts. She has dedicated her career to animal protection and brings 10+ years of experience working and volunteering with animal nonprofits. Emily loves connecting with supporters and hearing what brings them to protect animals. Her and her husband live in New England with their two dogs, Blueberry and Maggie.
John Karas (he/him)
Senior Philanthropy Manager
John is a fundraising and development professional with 13+ years of experience in major gifts, planned giving, grant writing, and foundation relations. He works with supporters of World Animal Protection who wish to maximize their impact on animals and the world. John, his wife Cherie, and their three children live with their dogs, Lola and Squiggie, and cats Rico, Captain, and Flexi.
Kara King (she/her)
Kara joined World Animal Protection in 2022 with over five years of fundraising and communications experience. She supports the development team in accomplishing their goals and oversees a variety of channels, including workplace giving, corporate partnerships, and legacy giving. She is thrilled to accomplish her long-desired career goal of supporting animal protection and advocacy. Kara lives in New Jersey and enjoys spending time at home with her husband, two rabbits, and dog.
Kimber Leblicq (she/her)
Chief Philanthropy Officer
Kimber facilitates our global philanthropic strategies and enables us to grow our income to make change for animals. She’s co-led fundraising campaigns at Seattle Audubon, NatureBridge, and American Institute of Architects, and served as a founding board member for Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest for chimpanzees discarded from the entertainment and biomedical testing industries.
McKenzie Mak (she/her)
McKenzie’s primary focus is aiding in developing and implementing agribusiness campaign initiatives. McKenzie has a background in animal legislation and advocacy with various other organizations. She is based in Washington D.C. with her boyfriend and cat named Mrow. McKenzie enjoys playing guitar, piano, and going to the rock-climbing gym in her free time.
Annette Manusevich (she/her)
Farming Campaign Manager
Annette works to advocate for farmed animals and change the perceptions surrounding factory farming. She does this through education, outreach, and policy change. Annette brings her prior experience of working in the agriculture industry advocating for environmental change and conservation adoption. She is based in Chicago, where she lives with her very needy cat Korra.
Meganne Natale (she/her)
Marketing and Communications Assistant
Meganne aids the Communications team in executing World Animal Protection’s digital marketing strategy. She began her career in the cosmetics and fragrance industry advocating for cruelty-free beauty while volunteering at various animal rescues. In her free time, Meganne enjoys reading, playing piano, cooking plant-based food, and spending time with her Lab Husky pup, Moon.
Angela Stevenson (she/her)
Global Media and Communications Manager
As a journalist and manager for the International Media Team, Angela is responsible for increasing World Animal Protection’s global media coverage. Angela has more than 13 years of experience in public relations, social development programs, and non-profits. Before joining World Animal Protection, she worked in girls’ education in NYC and social development programs in Colombia. Angela lives in NYC and loves art, animals, nature, and travel.
Jeanne Turkheimer (she/her)
Communications and Influencer Relations Manager
Jeanne is responsible for World Animal Protection US’s media efforts. She generates press coverage for the organization in print, digital, and broadcast outlets while positioning World Animal Protection’s campaign managers as thought leaders in the animal welfare space. Jeanne also spearheads our influencer relations program by identifying new influencers to collaborate with and finding ways to leverage their platforms to further World Animal Protection's mission.