Meet the Board
Lori Greenstone has a background as a business owner with 30 years of experience in sales, marketing, negotiations and business administration. Lori led the volunteer legislative task force for a local canine advocacy group and was successful in persuading seven of nine federal legislators to cosponsor the PUPS Act (puppy mill legislation).
Lori has a long-term commitment to passing pro-animal legislation on a bipartisan basis and believes in bringing all sides together to find common ground. In addition to animal advocacy she volunteers her time doing pet therapy with her cairn terrier, Nigel. When not volunteering, she enjoys studying the French and Italian languages, doing needlework, reading, listening to music and traveling.
Roland Halpern holds an undergraduate degree from Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio, a Master’s in Nonprofit Management from Regis University, Denver, Colorado, and is an ordained animal chaplain through the Emerson Theological Institute.
Roland was instrumental in helping to pass Prop 106, the Colorado End of Life Options Act, making Colorado the sixth state to offer terminally ill individuals an additional medical treatment option at the end of life.
A staunch advocate for individual rights, Roland has been the recipient of several ministerial awards for outstanding community service in the area of social justice. He is actively involved with animal welfare groups both locally and nationally. He serves as vice-president on the board of the Colorado Council of Churches and is certified as a Human-Animal Bond Specialist by the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) and the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI.)
Sunny Weber (www.sunnyweber.com) has over 30 years’ experience in pet rescue, shelter and sanctuary work, service and therapy dog training, temperament testing, behavior evaluation, obedience competition, fostering, medical care, and horse ground training. She has consulted with pet owners and rescue organizations regarding animal behavior diagnosis, enrichment, and adoption protocols.
Sunny is a professional humane educator and has developed domestic and wildlife programs for all ages. A Colorado State Park Naturalist, she developed educational programs regarding urban wildlife cohabitation, especially focused on coyotes.
Sunny has an AA Degree in marketing, and a BA Degree with a double major in business administration and psychology. She has advanced education in animal behavior, training, and creative writing. She has traveled internationally as a speaker on a variety of subjects.
Sunny's award-winning books include two adult non-fiction books: Beyond Flight or Fight: A Compassionate Guide for Working with Fearful Dogs, and City Dog Walking Safety & Etiquette. She is also the author of the Pups & Purrs Children's Humane Education Series, featuring: The Dog at the Gate: How a Throwaway Dog Becomes Special, Hurricane Dog: A Tale of Betrayal, Redemption & Change, and From Wild to Mild: A Dog in Two Worlds. (Available on Amazon, in bookstores, and at www.sunnyweber.com). She also regularly contributes to pet publications and blogs.