Meet The Team

Amazing volunteers who meet and work year-round will the sole purpose to raise fun —  and funds — to help animals in need…

michelle mullen walking dog rescues

I Support FR4AR...

“Because I think about the less fortunate animals out there everyday and cannot do enough to help them and be a voice for them.``

Michelle Mullen

Owner: Your Bowling Coach and Aleta Sills Bowling World, Author

  • Member: Board of Directors
  • Event Founder/ “CEO”
  • Event Development
  • Volunteer Meeting Host
  • Volunteer Organizer
  • Sponsor Relations
  • Participant Relations
  • Fundraiser
  • B4AR Event Host
  • Rescues: LOVE all my rescues!
Kelle S Sisung Friends For Dearborn Animal Shelter

I Support FR4AR because....

``Because animals provide unconditional love and change the world four paws at a time. It's up to us to speak for them and give them the best world we can.``

Kelle S. Sisung

Previous Development Director at Dearborn Animal Shelter

  • Board of Directors Retreat Specialist
  • Event Development
  • Event Guidance, Support & Direction
  • Sponsorship Development & Cultivation
  • Event Material Development
  • Auction Items Set Up
  • Fundraiser
  • Events Ambassador & Volunteer
  • Rescues: Katie, Badger, Molly Matilda, Gwen, Sunny (In memory: Betsy and Harry)
carol boudrie faurecia

I Support FR4AR...

``I love animals! Especially those who don’t have an opportunity to live a normal, healthy, loving life. With our help, along with organizations that our event benefits, we can all provide for a better way of life for these less unfortunate animals. The love and joy that we get from our fur babies is unconditional and truly rewarding!``

Carol Boudrie

Engineering Change Coordinator: Faurecia Interior Systems

  • Member: Board of Directors
  • Event Development
  • Sponsor & Donator Tracking
  • Data Base Management
  • Material Development
  • “Appreciation” Letters
  • Auction Item Acquisition
  • Auction Item Set Up
  • B4AR Event Guide
  • Fundraiser
  • B4AR Event Proceeds Captain
  • Rescues: Max & Ramona
Barb Mattison FFDAS Friends For the Dearborn Animal Shelter

I Support FR4AR...

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Barb Mattison

Mechanical Engineer: Ford

  • Member: Board of Directors
  • Event Development
  • Event Consultant & Support
  • Website Developer
  • Proceeds Tracker
  • B4AR Lane Assignments
  • B4AR Event: Check-In Captain
  • Donator
  • Rescues: Jack & Kittie Gang
aleta ryzpecki sill

I Support FR4AR...

``Animals don't have a voice, so we are their voice.``

Aleta Sill

Owner: Your Bowling Coach and Aleta Sills Bowling World

  • Member: Board of Directors
  • Event Development
  • Volunteer Meeting Host
  • Fundraiser
  • B4AR Event Host
  • Loves all her rescues!
Kent Shafer

I Support FR4AR...

``I volunteer for Bowl-4-Animal Rescue because the event directly benefits animals by raising funds for organizations that provide them with essentials of life when they have nowhere else to turn.``

Kent Shafer

Of Counsel to Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.

  • Legal Services through Firm
  • Event Development
  • Event Photography
  • B4AR Event Registration
  • B4AR Team Bowler
  • In-Kind Donator (with Yvonne Shafer)
  • Two retired racing greyhounds: Shayna and Mr. Blue
Marie Skladd MAAN/ACN

I Support FR4AR...

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Marie Skladd

Director of Community Outreach:  Michigan Humane Society

  • President of MAAN/ACN (20+years)
  • Animal Care Network (ACN) Volunteer
  • Event Development & Support
  • Auction Item Acquisition
  • B4AR event: MAAN/ACN Rep
  • Rescues: Georgia & Roxie (R.I.P. Wishey)
lindsay warren consulting

I Support FR4AR...

``I started as someone who simply attended the event to represent MAAN. I immediately LOVED the event and am so proud to help year-round to introduce this event to more people - and raise more money - every year.``

Lindsay Warren

Lindsay Warren Consulting

  • Event Partner
  • Event Development
  • Media & Public Relations
  • Press Releases
  • Social Media Manager
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Community Calendar Listings
  • Fundraiser
  • Rescues: Pebbles, Chloe & Daisy
Barbie

I Support FR4AR...

The animals simply melt my heart. Every single one of them. It’s hard to wrap your head around the fact there are so many animals in need of the basics. Food, shelter and love. It means the world to me to be part of an organization and team that really gets it, and will 100% do what it takes to make sure as many animals as possible are getting the love and care they deserve.``

Barb Gamber

Economic Development Coordinator: City of Livonia

  • Organization Ambassador
  • Event Development
  • Sponsor Development
  • MAAN:ACN Volunteer
  • B4AR: “Run of Show” Event Director
Denise Linton Faro Screen Process

I Support FR4AR...

``So that two GREAT organizations can continue to help animals in need, and be the voice of those who can't speak for themselves.``

Denise Linton

Art & Graphics Dept. Foreman & Finishing Specialist: Faro Screen Process

  • Event Development
  • Sponsorship Development
  • Event Banners and Signage
  • Merchandise Development
  • B4AR Event Volunteer Director
  • Fundraiser
  • Rescues: Flash (R.I.P. Gordy)
Kathy Pacteles AT&T Maintenance Administrator

I Support FR4AR...

``I volunteer because it just feels right to advocate for a cause I wholeheartedly believe in. The animals deserve a healthy, happy and free life. And I want to support my dear friends in their passion to help as many Animals as they possibly can.``

Kathy Pacteles

Maintenance Administrator at AT&T

  • Lane Sponsorships
  • Event Brainstorm Development
  • Events Set-up
  • Events Auction Team
  • Fundraiser
  • Rescue: Jake (he rescued me!)
Dee Pacteles

I Support FR4AR...

``Because 100% goes back to the animals & they need our support.``

Dee Pacteles

Retired

  • Events Set-up
  • Events Revenue Captain
  • Rescues: Jody, Mindy & Mandy (crossed over Rainbow Bridge)
jim boudrie b4ar volunteer

I Support FR4AR...

``You look at the faces of the dogs at home and try to imagine them on the street or in an abusive environment. It becomes a no brainer to help try to save any animal from a bad situation. These animals just want a family and a home. ``

Jim Boudrie

IT Desktop Support: PKC Group

  • Event Development
  • B4AR Set Up & Security
  • Utility: Whatever is needed!
  • Fundraiser
  • 2 rescues: Max & Ramona
Jeanne Gebbia

I Support FR4AR...

``I volunteer to help animals in need because they cannot help themselves.``

Jeanne Gebbia

Maintenance Administrator at AT&T

  • Auction Planner & Set Up
  • Events Auction Captain
  • Events Set-up
  • Rescues: Jake

I Support FR4AR...

``Animals of all breeds, types, kinds have always been a passion for me. Their short lives and sometimes long unbelievable histories has always remained heavy in my heart and soul. It fulfills my desire to reach out and help.``

Linda “Doc” Kinczkowski

Professor at EMU

  • Event Development
  • B4AR Utility:  Whatever is needed!
  • B4AR Paw Print Campaign Signage
  • Media Bags
  • Fundraiser
  • Rescues: Poochie and Dolce
Jeri Lantzy

I Support FR4AR...

``Because of my love and compassion for animals. I want to help them have a better life that they deserve and I enjoy being a part of a group of like-minded people that love to help animals``

Jeri Lantzy

Ford Motor Company: Assembly Technician

  • Event Sponsorships
  • Event Development
  • B4AR Logo Gear
  • Event Volunteer
  • Fundraiser
  • Rescues: Dee (R.I.P. Humphrey)

Dawn Williamson

I Support FR4AR...

``Red Robin has been with B4AR since inception and is proud to support such a great cause and event!``

Dawn Williamson

Restaurant Manager:  Red Robin

  • Event Food Coordination
  • B4AR Food Set Up
  • B4AR Food Service
  • Rescues: Ziva & Sydney
Ashley Patrick

I Support FR4AR...

I volunteer for Bowl-4-Animal Rescue because the event directly benefits animals by raising funds for organizations that provide them with essentials of life when they have nowhere else to turn.``

Ashley Patrick

  • Event Volunteer