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Tricia Gogala


Executive Director

Tricia's been volunteering at Oakland County Animal Shelter for over seven years and loves spending a Sunday morning with her pit bull buddies. She enjoys spending time with her two kids and two crazy dogs.

Monica Jensen

Vice President

Adoption Coordinator

Monica has been a volunteer for the Animal Shelter for years. She makes it her mission to get out as many dogs as possible each time. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the outdoors with her dogs and husband, Pete.

Diane Higgins


Adoption Coordinator

Diane has been volunteering at the Oakland Animal Shelter for the past ten years.  It took no time for her to adopt her first dog from there, then a second one, and finally a third one.  She now encourages others to adopt and not shop.

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Genna Oertel

Board Member

Merchandise Coordinator

Genna has been an essential asset to Oakland County Animal Shelter for the past four years. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out and spoiling her three dogs and spending time with family. She loves anything sports related and the outdoors.

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