Leadership Team

    Our leadership team consists of nonprofit professionals, veterinarians, wildlife rehabilitators and animal care specialists. Read more to learn about us.

  • Debra Parsons-Drake
    Executive Director

    Debra Parsons-Drake, SFWC’s Executive Director since late 2016, has worked in animal welfare for decades…
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  • Dr. Renata Schneider
    Director of Wildlife Rehabilitation

    Director of Wildlife Rehabilitation Dr. Renata Schneider, DVM, joined SFWC in 2003…
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  • Dr. Antonia Gardner
    Medical Director

    Dr. Antonia Gardner, DVM, joined the veterinary staff at SFWC in 2005 and was named Medical Director in 2014. Dr. Gardner oversees SFWC clinic operations…
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  • Jan Del Sesto
    Sr. Director of Development

    Jan Del Sesto came to Florida from Boston, where she spent decades as a manager, CEO, and consultant to nonprofit organizations, foundations, philanthropists…
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  • Deborah Millman
    Director of Operations

    Director of Operations Deborah Robbins Millman joined SFWC in 2016. Previously, she spent 4 1/2 years as Director…
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  • Lynn Miller, PhD
    Wildlife Education Director

    Wildlife Education Director Lynn Miller joined The Humane Society of the United States’ family of animal care centers in 2012…
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    Board of Directors

    South Florida Wildlife Center’s board of directors includes nationally renowned animal experts and advocates.

    Jeffrey J. Arciniaco, Chair
    Eric L. Bernthal
    Holly Hazard
    Ardath Rosengarden
    Melissa Seide Rubin



    OFFICERS

    Jeffrey Arciniaco – President/Chair
    Eric L. Bernthal – Vice President/Vice Chair
    G. Thomas Waite, III – Treasurer
    Michaelen Barsness – Assistant Treasurer
    Rebecca Brennan Branzell – Secretary

Careers

No open positions at this time.

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