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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  • Peggy Calhoun
    Sr. Director of Development

    Peggy Calhoun, ACFRE, joined SFWC as Sr. Director of Development in 2018. Peggy brings decades of fundraising experience to the SFWC development team…
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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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    Board of Directors

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

    Jeffrey J. Arciniaco, Chair
    Thomas J. Sabatino Jr.
    Nicole Paquette
    Ardath Rosengarden
    Melissa Seide Rubin

    OFFICERS

    Jeffrey J. Arciniaco, President
    Thomas J. Sabatino Jr., Vice President/Vice Chair
    G. Thomas Waite, III, Treasurer
    Johanie Parra, Secretary
    Michaelen Barsness, Assistant Treasurer

Careers

There are no open positions at this time.

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