Welcome Jeana Roth, Our New Executive Director!

We are excited to announce that after a nationwide search, we have hired Jeana Roth as the new Executive Director at Five Acres Animal Shelter. Jeana brings over 10 years of animal welfare experience leading community programs, fundraising efforts, and volunteer programs. Most importantly, Jeana shares our passion for serving people and pets in need. With our new focus on…

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Update to Partnership with the City of St. Charles

We wanted to make our community aware of an upcoming change in our strategic direction for 2023 and beyond. Five Acres Animal Shelter and the City of St. Charles together announce that they are realigning their current operational partnership in which Five Acres Animal Shelter operates the City’s Animal Shelter at 2835 W Randolph Street. Five Acres Animal Shelter and…

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Welcome Becky Pogorzelski, Our New Interim Executive Director!

On March 17th, we welcomed our new Interim Executive Director, Becky Pogorzelski! Becky has been a volunteer with Five Acres for several years and has an extensive background in the corporate realm. Her deep knowledge of Five Acres paired with her leadership skills and experience means we can continue operations of Five Acres without skipping a beat while we search…

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