Meet Some of our Staff

Nicole Rediker

Animal Care manager

I’ve been working with animals for over half of my life, from the smallest mouse to the largest horse and I can’t get enough of them. I started my career at the University of Maine where I earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. I primarily worked with large animals while in school and developed a love for the dairy cows on my college campus. Upon graduation, I began working with small animals at a vet clinic in Hawaii and I decided that being a Veterinary Technician was the best career choice for me. I enrolled in school to become a licensed vet tech while working in a clinic in Maryland. I came back home to Maine after completing school and I started my journey with the SPCA in June 2018. I’ve always felt a strong pull towards shelter medicine, and after submerging myself in this organization, I know that this is exactly where I belong.

When I’m not at the shelter, I’m spending as much time with my family as possible. If I could live outside, I would. I love nothing more than exploring new beaches or hiking with my dog Jake, except maybe curling up with a good book or working on a painting with a cat or two in my lap.

Mariah Donovan

Communications Coordinator

Working here at the SPCA of Hancock County is truly a dream come true! I’ve been an animal lover my entire life and grew up with every sort of animal you can imagine – dogs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, pigs, and even peacocks. After teaching for 5 years, I decided to meld my love of education and animals by taking on this role where I get to spend my days with animals while spreading knowledge and information that makes the world a better place for our furry counterparts! You can either find me on the other end of the computer (Facebook, email, etc.) for the SPCA, or at the front desk helping with adoptions and other services! If I’m not at either of those places, I’m snuggling cats and getting their best angles for the camera to show how perfect and adoptable they are!

Outside of the shelter, I spend all of my time with my 2 IVDD survivor pups Worm and Daisy, my 4 cats (Emme, Ari, Finn, & Oliver), our newest feline addition, Mousepad, a CH or “wobbly cat” kitty, and my 9 chickens! 

I’m happy to be here. Come adopt a new furrever friend! 

Annie Chambers

Senior Animal care technician

Annie has been with the SPCA-HC since she was 12! She started as a dedicated volunteer and has worked her way up to senior animal care technician. Annie cares for the animals here with her whole heart and works tirelessly to ensure their needs are met. Her care goes above and beyond!

Board and Trustees



Michelle Allvin

Vice President

Linda Blazen


Mary Anne Griffin


Kim Hamblen


Jim Kannry

Bill Carey

Ruth Calas

Victoria Hampshire


Michael Boland
Megan Bourke
Barbara Brack
Carol Calder
Marc Fine, DVM
Marion Fine
Lisa Hall
Liz Martinez
Lynn Nobil
Jamie O'Keefe
Jennifer Skiff
Deirdre Swords

in memoriam

Cody Van Heerden