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Meet Our Board of Directors

Beth Frank – President


Beth Frank loves Cats!  She lives in Michigan.

Beth Frank – President/Founder


Beth Frank loves Cats!  She lives in Michigan.


Anne Benaroya – Vice President


Anne Benaroya, Esq., is  Director of Litigation at the Center for Wildlife Ethics.   She is Chairperson of the Maryland State Bar Association – Animal Law Section and former Director the Maryland Animal Law Center.  Anne is also Of Counsel for Best Friends Animal Society.  Anne has a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Philosophy, from the  University of Maryland as well as a law degree from George Washington University.  She resides in Maryland.


Anne Beall - Secretary


Anne is the founder and CEO of Beall Research.

Previously, she was at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and National Analysts, specializing in conducting large-scale, complex strategic studies for Fortune 500 companies.  In any project, her ability to identify the key strategic issues in play is complemented by a capacity for illuminating those strategic issues with data and presenting clear, actionable recommendations.

She has written and published several books: Strategic Market Research: A Guide to Conducting Research that Drives Businesses, (1st edition: 2008; 2nd edition: 2013); Reading the Hidden Communications Around You: A Guide to Reading Body Language in the Workplace; and, most recently, Community Cats: A Journey Into The World Of Feral Cats.

Anne received her M.S., M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in Social Psychology from Yale University. When the going gets tough, she goes out and runs 5 miles. And, yes, she prefers cats to dogs.




Treasurer -


Director - Dr. Jennifer Fry


Dr Fry is the lead veterinarian and Executive Director of Fairchild “Feral Friends” Foundation, a non-profit TNR group ( that provides low cost spay/neuter to cats in Berks County, Penn.  She is a 1998 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and received her BS in Biology from Sesquehanna University.  She currently owns a Banfield Hospital in Pottstown ( and is a strong advocate of preventive healthcare.  She is also interested in holistic medicine.  During her free time, she likes to cuddle with her cats, make catnip toys and ride her Pink Scooter around town!  "ONE VOICE IS A MEOW BUT MANY A VOICE IS A ROAR."


Director - Vicki Farretta


Vicki Farretta currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project in Seattle, WA.  She has been with the clinic as a volunteer for the past 16 years.  The FCSNP is closing in on their 100,000 cat through the program which is quite an accomplishment and a whole lot of work!  She has also worked in the Veterinary field as a Vet tech for 14 years including the 2 year program she attended.  Vicki has also been a volunteer for Woodland Park Zoological Gardens, working in the Veterinary Department. Vicki has spent the last 16 years doing TNR in her community and also teaching classes to newcomers.  She was a founder, board member, and currently remains a member of the Community Cat Coalition, a unique group located in Mukilteo, WA.


Director - Laurie Goldstein


Laurie Goldstein is a CFA Charterholder. In addition to her work as an equity analyst, she applies her research skill to all things cat, focusing on advocacy for feral cat management via trap-neuter-return (TNR), educational research on cat predation, and feline nutrition. Laurie has published over 30 articles on these topics. The culmination of extensive cat predation research, Laurie’s most recent piece “All Dollars and No Sense: Critique of Dr. David Pimentel’s Estimated Economic Impact of Domestic Cat Predation” was published in the Mid-Atlantic Journal on Law and Public Policy. Laurie and her husband have practiced TNR and rescued cats for fourteen years.  She is from New Jersey!


Director - Mitch Aultman


Mitch Aultman has been actively participating within the Community for the past 12 months. She is a huge resource for both Beth and Vicki to bounce things off of and the voice of reason within the threads.  Mitch started with cats by learning the ropes of TNR back in 2006, first joining up with two other trappers who quickly departed once she was skilled.

 She renamed her rescue CatNappers, and has been trapping alone ever since.  She is proud to be from Georgia.

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