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Meet Our Staff

Meet Lisa, our Shelter Manager. She was born and raised in Plattsmouth, NE and currently lives in Beemer with her husband Russel. After spending four years in the US Army as a veterinary technician, she continued working in the animal care industry. She recently received an Associates degree in Animal Science and plans to continue her education in the field of animal behavior. When Lisa is not working at the shelter, you can find her spending time with her dogs, cats or horses.

Meet Amber Anderson, our Public Relations and Fundraising Manager! Amber is a Norfolk native graduating from Norfolk Catholic. After high school she went on to Northeast Community College then Wayne State College receiving degrees in Marketing and Business Management. Amber loves spending time with her family which includes her rescued Mountain Cur, Vinnie, who was brought to the ASNN from Texas during Hurricane Harvey! Before the ASNN Amber worked in Commercial Real Estate for many years and she says she is very much enjoying the change now working for a non-profit!

Meet Ariel, our Operations Supervisor! Ariel grew up in Tilden, NE where she graduated from Elkhorn Valley High School. After graduation, she attended Doane University for a year before moving on to Bellevue University. She lived in Tennessee and Kansas for a total of three years before coming back home to Northeast Nebraska. Before ASNN, she worked in food service and retail management. When she's not at the shelter, she is with her children at football, basketball, baseball, soccer or other activities.

Meet Allison, our Dog Care Attendant! Allison grew up in a small town near Madison, Wisconsin. Her family moved to Platteville, Wisconsin during her Junior year of high school where she graduated. She attended UW River Falls and completed one year of Equine Pre-Veterinary Medicine. After that, she transferred to a school closer to home where she received a degree in Agri Business and Animal Science. She worked mostly on Dairy farms in Wisconsin and South Dakota before moving to Nebraska in late 2020. When she's not working, she enjoys spending time with her two dogs and cat.

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