Karyn Moltzen (President & Founder)
President & Owner Operator of Work Force Employment Service
Karyn started rescuing cats in her early twenties which set her on the path to what was to be her calling in life. In 2003 she started AniMeals Animal Food Bank.
She makes her home with her husband and 7 rescued cats.
Diane Denessen (Executive Director)
Born and raised in Missoula. Studied Information Technology at the University of Montana.
In 2004 started fostering for area shelters with a primary focus on cats that needed intense medical care as well as coordinating small and large TNR projects.
While fostering I worked as a Manager in IT for a Bank, after twelve years I realized that I wanted to pursue my passion to be a voice for all cats.
Jackie Mumm (Vice President)
Jackie Mumm has enjoyed a successful career as a B2B Sales Consultant within the Telecommunication industry for nearly 12 years. In February of 2020, she joined the team at Montana Phone as a Senior Account Manager.
Jackie is a Minnesota girl in a Montana World! She moved to Missoula with her husband, Shawn and two sons nearly 20 years ago! Jackie has been on the AniMeals Board for nearly two years.
Cindy Bergeson (Board Member)
Born and raised in Wisconsin.
Employed by Providence St. Patrick Hospital as an RN in Day Surgery for 32 years.
Enjoy gardening, reading, travel, watching college sports and being outdoors.
Became involved with AniMeals 7 years ago when my husband and I began fostering kittens. We enjoy caring, watching them grow and socializing them for adoption.
I’ve been on the board for 4 years.
Kiley Mcgowan ( Board Member )
Senior Engagement Manager, Workday
Description: IT Systems Implementations Project Manager
B.S, Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University
Have lived Lived: Kansas City, KS, Fort Collins/Denver, CO, Missoula, MT
Kylie hobbies include Traveling, Hiking, Camping, SUP, Cooking, Hanging out with my spoiled cats.
Has volunteered at many different nonprofits.
William Rideg (Board Member)
William completed his undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Montana, earning a Bachelor’s of Science, as well as a Master’s of science degree. William studied law and graduated from the University of Montana School of Law, and is a proud member of the Montana State Bar Association, the Western Montana Bar Association, and the Montana Trial Lawyers Association.
William also serves on the Board of several Missoula area organizations, including Animeals, The
Phillip Maney ( Board Member )
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Kelly Becker ( Board Member )
Kelly graduated from the University of Montana with a B.S. in Business with an emphasis in Accounting. She has worked for Clearwater Credit Union for the past 21 years.
Kelly grew up in Montana and enjoys all that it has to offer such as hiking and fishing in summer and cross-country skiing in the winter. She has one very spoiled dog that gets included in many of the outdoor adventures.