PRESS RELEASE Paws and Think Announces New Executive Director FINAL
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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President, Board of Directors
Paws and Think, Inc.
Paws and Think, Inc.
PRESS RELEASE: PAWS & THINK ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Paws and Think, Inc. | December 31, 2015
For Immediate Release
Paws & Think’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of
Kelsey Burton as Executive Director effective January 4, 2016. Burton comes to
Paws & Think with a wealth of knowledge and an extensive background in both
the non-profit and for-profit sectors. She brings more than a decade of non-
profit experience to the organization including working with such organizations
as the American Red Cross and the Family Support Center. Burton is a
Lafayette, Indiana native and a 2006 graduate of Butler University, where she
earned her Bachelors of Science in Biology and Chemistry.
“I am elated about the opportunity to work with this wonderful volunteer-led organization,” states
Burton. “2016 promises to be a year filled with strengthening our current partnerships while working to
build new ones. I am eager to be part of this amazing group and to work with our incredible volunteers
and partners who help us achieve our mission every day.” “Paws & Think plays a key role in improving
the quality of life right here in Central Indiana through its youth canine, reading and animal-assisted
“We are thrilled to have Kelsey join our team. We look forward to how she will use her previous
knowledge, experience and expertise in order to help us continue to improve and expand our programs
for the benefit of our community.” says Brett Nelson, Board of Directors President.
Paws & Think is a volunteer-led non-profit dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for the community
by using the power of the human-animal bond. Paws & Think partners with schools, health care
facilities, the Marion County Juvenile Detention center, humane societies/shelters and other
organizations to enhance the quality of life for at-risk youth, seniors, people with disabilities/special
needs and others who can benefit from interacting with the dogs in its programs. The organization was
incorporated as Paws and Think, Inc. in 2001.
To learn more about Paws & Think, please visit the organization’s website at www.pawsandthink.org.
(Note to media: To arrange an interview about Paws & Think’s new executive director or to learn more
about the organization’s mission, contact Brett Nelson at email@example.com or 317-612-8946
or Kelsey Burton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-469-0039)