Meet the Staff

Robert H. MacKenzie (Scott) Executive Director 
What should we say about Scott? He is innovative and a creative thinker. He is alway up for a good conversation. He has boundless energy and his mind never stops working. He is passionate about many causes including our very own Humane Society. Stop in and meet him.

Betty Korthase, Office Manager
Betty joined our team in the Spring of 2013. She has been a dedicated volunteer then became a valued addition to our staff as a kennel attendant, and now Front Office Manager.  Betty is  a local gal born and raised a business owner and long time Rotarian in the Boyne area.  She is friendly and professional and will probably be the first person to greet you with a smile when you walk in the shelter door!

Kim Albro, Kennel Attendant  Kim joined our team in the Spring of 2013. She was a dedicated volunteer for almost a year when she became part of our staff. Her love of animals, especially the cats, has been great for us and the animals. 

Karen Jervey, Kennel Attendant  Karen is one of our newest additions to the CAHS staff.  She is full of energy, and enthusiasm for the animals.  Karen is a retired teacher and a true definition of an animal lover, she has been a long time volunteer here serving as a dog walker, rain or shine.  She calims she is now doing her dream job working here at the CAHS.

Karen Rutkowski, Kennel Attendant  Karen started out as one of our amazing volunteers, serving on our fundraising committee and offering up her home as a foster family for many of our shelter cats in need.  She still does all of that plus works part time as a kennel attendant!

Volunteers you are likely to meet during our public hours:

  • Carole Brisson, Office Assistant
  • Kyra Brazell, Cat Room Attendant
  • Karen Colburn, Office Assistant
  • Marilyn Killian, Office Assistant
  • Julie Whitley, Office Assistant
  • Gail Schasser, Cat Room Attendant
  • Mary Biagini, Office Assistant

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About Us

Dedicated to the protection and care of all animals, the Charlevoix Area Humane Society is an independent non-profit 501(c)3 no-kill animal shelter that has been serving pets and their humans in Charlevoix County since 1974. We rely almost exclusively on donations and fundraisers to help the lost, neglected, abused, and abandoned animals of Charlevoix County. 

Upcoming Events

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 8pm - 11pm
Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 7am - 10am
Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 12pm - 3pm
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 2pm - 3pm

Shelter Hours

MondayFriday: 12:006:00 pm
Saturday: 12:006:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Or by appointment.

MondayFriday: 9:00 am6:00 pm
Saturday: 12:006:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

During any holiday season please contact the shelter for changes in hours.

Shelter Location

614 Beardsley Street
Boyne City, Michigan 49712
Phone (231) 582-6774
Fax (231) 582-6776

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