Companion Animal Clinic Foundation (CAC)
Board of Directors
Joe Currie, DVM (Veterinarian Advisor)
Dr. Joe Currie is a retired small animal veterinarian who practiced in Moore County for 42 years. He was active in the founding of Moore Humane Society and served on its' board for many years. His cat, Houdini, was adopted from Moore Humane Society. He currently resides in Seven Lakes North in North Carolina.
Mrs. Best is a long time participant in animal welfare. Past member of the Moore County Hounds and a past member of the board member of the Eastern North Carolina M.S. Society, Mrs. Best has provided support for both animal and human benefits. Currently Betsy serves on the board of the N.C. Community Foundation and the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show Foundation. A long time resident of Moore County, Betsy lives with her husband, Larry Best, in Southern Pines, N.C.
Mr. Botts works as a Marketing Research Specialist at the Duke Center for Smoking Cessation. A Raleigh native, Mr. Botts attended NC State University. Mr. Botts worked at the YMCA for 10 years working with youth and with Artistic Kitchens & Baths as a manager for the Raleigh Design Studio. Mr. Botts has a dog, Mannie, and is married to Whitney Wilson-Botts with one Daughter, Ainsley.
Tom Daniel, DVM (Assistant Veterinarian Advisor)
Dr. Tom Daniel, equine veterinarian with Southern Pines Equine Associates, is a long-time advocate of animal welfare organizations for both companion animals and horses in areas of cruelty prevention and rescue. Dr. Daniel worked on emergency rescue teams during Hurricane Floyd in Eastern North Carolina and is the proud owner of companion animals rescued in Hurricane Katrina. Past vice-president Tom now assists Dr. Currie as veterinarian advisor.
Teri, a horticulturist and a life long animal advocate has participated in CACF events. Teri's compassion for people of diverse circumstances helped her assist with foster care of animals in times of change for multiple animal organizations. She shares her love of nature with her husband at her home and surrounding gardens in the community.
Robyn James has provided support for the CAC Foundation from the beginning through her generous contributions to our fundraising. Robyn has been in the retail and wholesale wine business for over 25 years. Her Wine Cellar & Tasting Room in Southern Pines, NC is a focal point in the community. Robyn is also the Wine Writer for Pinestraw Magazine and the Pinehurst Magazine. She supports Pug rescue and is the proud owner of several special Pugs.
Paula Sorrell Johnson, DDS
Dr. Paula Johnson born in Maryland is married with one child and two grand children. Dr. Johnson has a life long interest in animals and has shown dogs since the mid 1960's. Dr. Johnson taught horse nutrition physiology and barn management at Essex community College before moving to Southern Pines and currently works with local groups for animal rescue and fostering. Dr. Johnson has both horses and dogs at her farm in Vass, NC.
Mrs. Meacham's career in textiles and marketing with Capel, Inc and Spring Industries in national and international markets utilized her creative abilities and provided opportunity for a host of non-profit contibutions. Most recently Mrs. Meacham established My Hands on the Land, a non-profit wholesale distribution company serving regional small-scale farmers and chefs. Her expertise in Green business, local food, and Childhood Obesity are but a few of her contributions to the Sandhills. Mrs. Meacham, the mother of four children, resides in Southern Pines, NC.
Bobbie Mudge (Grant Writer)
Mrs. Mudge lives in Vass, North Carolina, with her husband, three horses, her Walker Hound (who was found on the side of the road) and her mixed breed dog from Moore County Animal Center, Carthage, North Carolina. Mrs. Mudge, taught English, served on the Board of the Tewsbury Hospital Equestrian Farm in Massachusetts and currently volunteers at Sandhills Community College as a tutor. Mrs. Mudge is a past member of the Carolina Horse Park Board of Directors. Mrs. Mudge has experience in grant writing and serves Companion Animal Clinic of the Sandhills in this capacity.
Mrs. Parker-Heustess, a long time resident of the Sandhills originally from Cleveland, Ohio, pursued a career in design. Currently serving as President of WhitLauter Jewelers in Southern Pines, NC, Mrs. Parker-Heustess, married to Jim Heustess, has two children, Leland and Whitney Parker, three cats, five dogs, and several horses. Mrs. Parker-Heustess has provided continued support for animal welfare groups as a resource for adoption and as a contibutor.
Randall Phillips (President)
Mr. Phillips moved to Pinehurst, N.C. in 1999 after a successful career as a corporate executive with Eaton corporation and Diamond Black Technologies. Mr. Phillips has been involved in civic activities including Rotary Club, The Chamber of Commerce, and United Way. Past president of the Moore County Community Foundation, Mr. Phillips continues to serve on the MCCF Board, as well as the Given Memorial Library/Tufts Archives Board. Mr. Phillips, married to Sandra, is father to three children and six grandchildren, and two mixed labs, both rescues.
A native of London, England Mrs. Schrank was born during the height of the Blitz. Educated in Great Britain, Mrs. Schrank lived in many places in Europe ultimately finding her way to North Carolina through San Francisco. She has spent the greater part of her life showing dogs including Irish Setters, English Setters and Miniature Pincers. She presently owns a pair of Champion Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. She is dedicated to the purebred dog and preserving what it was bred to do. Her passion is responsible pet breeding and showing and the reduction of animal suffering through responsible pet ownership.
Mr. Shriberg and his wife, Sandi, retired to Pinehurst from Boston, MA. Mr. Shriberg owned and operated a general contracting firm. They have five rescued cats. Mr. Shriberg and his wife Sandy are founders of Feral Friends, a Feral Cat Program. Joel serves as the head of the CAC building & grounds committee.
James Vancamp, Attorney (Vice President)
Graduating Wake Forest University School of Law, James Van Camp moved to Moore County 45 years ago. Mr. Van Camp was a founding director of the Humane Society of Moore County and has represented several of the local animal shelters over the years. Mr. Van Camp is a co-author of a book on criminal law. He has been President of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Chairman of the North Carolina Crime Commission, a member of the Commission for the Future of the Courts, as well as the Criminal Code Commission. He presently is a member of the North Carolina Bar Examiners. Mr. Van Camp is married to Lisa Van Camp, and has 3 children (Ashley, Rich, and Quinten) and 3 grandchildren. Mr. Van Camp also shares his home with 3 four-legged “children”, one of which was rescued from a local animal shelter last Christmas.
Deborah Wilson (Treasurer)
Mrs. Wilson, retired Professor of History, Geography and Political Science at Sandhills Community College, has been involved with animal welfare groups through service to Moore Humane Society in Carthage, North Carolina, for numerous years. Seving as the CAC Foundation president in its first years of operation, Mrs. Wilson is the current Treasurer. Presently owner of Artistic Kitchens & Baths in Southern Pines, N.C. Mrs. Wilson initiates ways to promote the mission of Companion Animal Clinic Foundation.
Cynthia Williams, Ph.D. (Secretary)
Psychologist Dr. Williams has worked over twenty years in the corporate sector. Dr. Williams has a long history of involvement in animal causes. She was on the National Board of Canine Companions for Independence in the Oakland, California, SPCA. Dr. Williams served on the Board of Directors for Solutions for Animals in Hoke County, North Carolina, and most recently was involved in the Sanford Puppy Mill Rescue effort in Sanford, North Carolina with the Animal Defense League. She has four rescued dogs and two horses.
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