About Us

Meet the Team
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Meet the Team
Facility Manager
Genevieve Arterburn, Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager
Board of Directors:

Dr. Linda Donerkiel, Board President 

Debbie Sironen, Treasurer

June Galloway, Board Member

Stephanie Corporandy, Board Member

Ashlee Sabiers, Board Member

Melissa Cavaretta, Board Member

Genevieve Aterburn,

Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager,

Bio coming soon!

Dr. Linda Donerkiel,

Board President

Linda grew up in Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. She and her husband moved to Kuna, Idaho where they raised their 2 kids and an assortment of pets.  After selling her small animal veterinary clinic in Boise, they moved to McCall in 2020.

Joining the board in 2023, she also volunteers her veterinary expertise to the organization

Debbie Sironen, Board Secretary

Debbie was born in Portland Oregon, and lived most of her life in Oregon. She was raised out in the country and always had a variety of pets: cats, dogs, goats, and the occasional guinea pig or hamster. Debbie worked at the phone company her whole career and finally retired after 32 years. Some of her interests include running, hiking, travel, reading, photography and camping.

Debbie has volunteered for the Portland Humane Society, the Bend Spay and Neuter Project, and numerous spay and neuter campaigns. She has also volunteered at a wildlife rescue and rehab in Bend, Oregon.

After she moved to Idaho in 2014 she found Snowdon Wildlife Sanctuary. Debbie feels it has been rewarding to help the animals and serve on the Board of Directors. Debbie knows that what Snowdon does makes a big difference for our community and the wildlife that we live around.

Stephanie Corporandy,

Board Member

Stephanie is a Purdue grad and midwest transplant loving life in Idaho. Animals of all kinds have always been near to her heart. 

She has been the board president of the Indpls. Zoo Guild, was co-founder and board president of the Alliance for Responsible Pet Ownership also in Indy, board member of Friends of the Animal Community in CA and currently do pet transport in the PNW. Giving animals a second chance has been her goal for many years. Stephanie is very excited to join the Snowdon board and help our local wildlife.

Ashlee Sabiers, Board Member

Born and raised amidst the rugged landscapes of Arizona, Ashlee fostered a deep-rooted passion for nature, animals, and conservation from a young age. Pursuing her fervor, she’s embarked on a journey to delve into the complexities of preserving our natural world.

Currently pursuing a degree in Natural Resources with a specialization in Conservation Law Enforcement, she aims to blend her love for wildlife with the skills needed to protect and uphold environmental laws. Recently transplanting herself to the picturesque terrain of Idaho, she’s set her sights on contributing meaningfully to the preservation of its rich biodiversity. Her aspiration is to make a tangible, positive impact on the environment, working tirelessly to safeguard its wildlife and ecosystems.

Beyond her academic pursuits and professional aspirations, she finds joy in the simple pleasures of life. Whether it’s the comforting aroma of freshly baked treats, the intricate art of crocheting, or dedicating her time to volunteering within her community, she cherishes these moments that add depth and
fulfillment to her life and looks forward to being a contributing member of Snowdon Wildlife Sanctuary.

Melissa Cavaretta, Board Member

I am originally from Pittsburgh, PA, and I did my undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh.  I attended veterinary school at the University of Illinois and graduated in 2015.  I have worked in a variety of practices around the country including general practice, emergency medicine, wildlife rehabilitation, animal sanctuaries, and zoo medicine.  I am currently the veterinarian at Zoo Boise. 

I am excited to be a part of Snowdon Wildlife Sanctuary!

June Galloway, Board member

Bio Coming Soon!


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