About Friends of PACC

Happy staff 6The Friends of Pima Animal Care Center is the nonprofit partner to our county animal shelter, which is the only shelter in our community that never turns away a pet in need.

Our Mission:

To support Pima Animal Care Center and enhance its efforts to save the lives of pets in need.

Our Vision:

Every pet who comes to Pima Animal Care Center is supported with the resources needed to find a loving home.

What We Do

We grant critically needed resources to Pima Animal Care Center so that it can continue the amazing lifesaving progress it has made in recent years.

Who We Are

Tamara Barrick, Chair

Tamara serves as president of the Animal Welfare Alliance of Southern Arizona, a network of animal welfare organizations working toward ending companion animal overpopulation through increased spay/neuter and education efforts, as well as supporting fostering, adoption and sheltering. Tammi also serves on the board of Pima Paws for Life. She makes the world a better place by spending her time fostering animals and helping them find homes in our community.

Lorrane McPherson, Treasurer

Lorrane serves as the Treasurer of Friends of PACC. She makes the world a better place by being a good pet parent to her rescue dog Cabochon and kitty, Schorl.

Mike Anglin, Secretary

Bio coming soon!