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Jordan Hartleroad

Lead Keeper

  • Graduated from IBC Vet Tech Institute in 2013.
  • Formerly worked at Northeast Indiana Emergency and Specialty Hospital.
  • Volunteered for 2 years at Black Pine Animal Sanctuary.
  • Joined the BPAS team in 2016 as a Lead Keeper.

Kelsi Nicholson

Lead Keeper

  • Volunteered and worked at Indianapolis Zoo.
  • Attended University of Louisville, majored in Biology and Psychology.
  • Has worked as a Veterinary Assistant, Lead Kennel Attendant, and Daycare Chaperone.
  • Volunteered for a Wildlife Rehabber
  • Was an Intern at Black Pine Animal Sanctuary in 2014.
  • Joined the BPAS team in 2017 as a Lead Keeper.

Kelsey Woosley

Lead Keeper

  • Completing Bachelor of Science in Biology.
  • Interned at Ft. Wayne Zoo.
  • Volunteered at an Animal Rehabilitation facility in Ecuador.
  • Was an Intern at Black Pine Animal Sanctuary in 2014.
  • After internship at BPAS became a volunteer.
  •  Joined the BPAS team in 2017 as a Lead Keeper.

Kimberly Roos

Lead Keeper

  • Graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Biology.
  • Seasonal Zoo Keeper and Education positions at Ft. Wayne Children’s Zoo and Columbian Park Zoo.
  • Was an Intern at Black Pine Animal Sanctuary in 2014.
  • Worked at St. Joe Center Veterinary Hospital.
  • Joined the BPAS team in 2019 as a Lead Keeper.

Letrecia “Trish” Brown

Executive Director

James Greer

Maintenance Supervisor

Jill Galloway

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