NY Rescue Coordinator
Melissa has been involved in animal rescue for over a decade. She began helping feral cats in Brooklyn by doing TNR. She has volunteered with many rescue groups before joining Sarama’s team as their NY Rescue Coordinator. She oversees the intake, care and adoptions of all of our adoptable and sanctuary animals in NY. She is also developing Sarama’s Humane Education/Community Outreach Program. Melissa has a degree in Criminal Justice and has worked in case management for people with mental illness. She now works in the NYC public school system. She shares her home with four rescue cats and a rescue dog. She is also fosters adoptable animals for Sarama Rescue.