Meet the MVFA Board Members

Lisa Radov

Lisa Radov has been passionate about helping animals since she was eight years old when she embarked on her first fundraising campaign to help stop the slaughter of baby harp seals in Canada.
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President & Chair

Nanci Seff

Nanci has a degree in accounting from University of Maryland College Park and is a CPA. She has been in public accounting practice for over 35 years and has her own firm in Baltimore County.
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Treasurer

Kathy Trotter

Kathy has always been passionate about animals since she was 5 when she was given a white feral kitten as her first pet. She has volunteered in animal rescue for the past 10 years, fostered puppies, and helped with rescue events.
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Amy Bleich

Amy Bleich began her love for helping animals as a kid running a backyard carnival to benefit her local animal shelter. In the mid 1990s, she co-founded Partnership for Animal Welfare, Inc., one of the early all-breed rescues in the DC/Baltimore area.
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Board of Directors

Joesph Lamp, Ph.D.

Joe is a speech professor at Anne Arundel Community College. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Communications from the University of Maryland and a Certificate of Advanced Study from The Johns Hopkins University.
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Victoria Francese Gaunt

Ever since bringing home her first dog, Victoria has been a passionate animal advocate who has volunteered with shelter dogs and several animal welfare and rescue organizations.
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Valerie Leonard

Valerie Leonard is a long time animal advocate and vegetarian/vegan. For the MVFA, she has helped pass animal welfare bills both by testifying and sitting down with State Legislatures to discuss the bills and garner their support!
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Harriett Crosby

Harriett is concerned that wild animals are not very well treated in Maryland and their abuse is out of sight. She would like to see the Md. Dept. of Natural Resources (DNR) adopt new policies.
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Stacey Volodin

She has been a vet tech for 10+ years turned legislative staffer turned lawyer, with specific interest and experience in environmental law, particularly the enforcement of the Clean Water Act.
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Carolyn Kilborn

Carolyn and her husband, Jeremy Kilborn, founded MVFA’s predecessor, Annapolis For Animals, when they realized that animals desperately need an advocate to speak up for them in the Maryland General Assembly.
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Founder, Chariman Emeritus