Meet the Staff

Robert H. MacKenzie (Scott) Executive Director 
What should we say about Scott? He is innovative and a creative thinker. He is always 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.

Carla Brazell, Office Manager
Carla joined our team on June 1, 2021. She had previous experience with CAHS as the Office Manager from 2009 to 2014. Carla has a love for animals and missed working at the shelter. She will probably be the first person to greet you with a smile when you walk in the shelter door!

Michael RyanKennel Superviso
Emily Loper, Medical Attendant 
Jazmine Matelski, Kennel Attendant

Megan Stowe, Kennel Attendant                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Vanessa Campbell, Kennel Attendant
Karen Jervey, Kennel Attendant
Karen 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 claims she is now doing her dream job working here at CAHS whenever her schedule allows the time.

Volunteers you are likely to meet during our public hours:
Carole Brisson, Office Assistant
Marilyn Killian, Office Assistant
Kim Kolb, Office Assistant
Caren Peltier, Office Assistant
Kathy Pfister, Office Assistant
Chris Sheppard, 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.

In 2019 our Save Rate was 95%. Click here to view our 2019 Animal Statistics.

Upcoming Events

No events scheduled

Shelter Hours

MondayFriday: 12:00–5:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00–5:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Or by appointment.

MondayFriday: 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00–5:00 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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