Brooke Bonner has been involved with the Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley since 2007 when she was a member and secretary of the board of directors. She joined the staff as Director of Development and Communications in January of 2011 and became Associate Director in 2016.
Brooke’s love for animals combined with her extensive experience with nonprofit organizations makes her invaluable in her position at the Animal Shelter. She was a member of the board of directors for The Hunger Coalition for 8 years, including 6 as president, and served as the finance chair for the Little Black Dress Club of Wood River for 7 years. She was previously employed as the client services coordinator for the Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault for 6 years. A self-proclaimed “wearer of many hats,” Bonner also co-founded the Wood River Valley Studio Tour.
A long-time local and Wood River High School alumna, Brooke graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology in 1997. She currently lives in Bellevue with her husband, Kyle, and their three dogs (Sneaker, Fred, & Ginger), three cats (Elsa, Victoria Butterball, & Magic), not to mention a couple goats and varying number of chickens.