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Staff and Board of Directors


Laura Hawkins | Executive Director

Holly Cormier | Development Manager

Anna Van Patten | Volunteer Manager & Outreach Coordinator

Jennifer Wang | Admissions & Administration

Hospital Staff

Guthrum Purdin, DVM | Veterinarian


Ashley Kinney | Hospital Manager

Laura Kurtz | Wildlife Technician

Nicole Alper | Wildlife Technician



Board of Directors

The Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley’s Board of Directors is a volunteer board of concerned individuals who help the Center meet  its mission to provide high quality care and rehabilitation of injured, sick and orphaned wildlife within the Silicon Valley community.

Lisa Van Buskirk | President

Katie Dinneen | Secretary

Larry Stites | Treasurer

Debbie Fischer | Board Member

Aaron Frank | Board Member

Jon Neumann | Board Member

Ken White | Board Member

Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley
3027 Penitencia Creek Road
San Jose, CA 95132
1-408-929-9453 (929-WILD)

Hours: 9 am to 5 pm, 7 days a week
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