Paws & Think Announces New Executive Director

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Kelsey BurtonPaws & Think’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Kelsey Burton as Executive Director effective January 4, 2016. Burton comes to Paws & Think with a wealth of knowledge and an extensive background in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors. She brings more than a decade of non-profit experience to the organization including working with such organizations as the American Red Cross and the Family Support Center. Burton is a Lafayette, Indiana native and a 2006 graduate of Butler University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry.

“I am elated about the opportunity to work with this wonderful volunteer-led organization,” states Burton. “2016 promises to be a year filled with strengthening our current partnerships while working to build new ones. I am eager to be part of this amazing group and to work with our incredible volunteers and partners who help us achieve our mission every day.” Burton says, “Paws & Think plays a key role in improving the quality of life right here in Central Indiana through its youth canine, reading and animal-assisted activity/therapy programs.”

“We are thrilled to have Kelsey join our team. We look forward to how she will use her previous knowledge, experience and expertise in order to help us continue to improve and expand our programs for the benefit of our community.” says Brett Nelson, Board of Directors President.