The West Columbia Gorge Humane Society’s Board of Directors is an all-volunteer board comprised of residents from our local community.  Please see the events calendar for meeting times and dates.

Board Members

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Misha Piccola, President:  Misha has spent the last 10 years working for a hi-tech company in Operations in Vancouver, WA. Misha has a mix of program management, process excellence, training, and team building experience and has worked in both the public and private sector. She has a lifetime of sharing her home with dogs adopted from shelters.

Lauren Hsu, Treasurer, Finance Chair:  Lauren has 18 years of accounting experience working in both private industry and public accounting. Lauren is currently employed as the Director of Finance & Administration for a technology consulting firm headquartered in Portland. Lauren shares her busy household with her husband Matt, three kids, two dogs and two cats.

Theresa RobargeSecretary:  Theresa has an extensive background in accounting, finance and business operations. Theresa and her husband are the proud owners of two Brittany dogs, one from WCGHS, and three cats, all adopted from local rescue groups.



Sara Bertrand, Dog Kennel Manager

Carrie Nottingham, Cat Shelter Manager




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Strut Your Mutt

West Columbia Gorge Humane Society and Best Friends Animal Society are joining together for Strut Your Mutt to raise awareness and funds for needed spay & neuter services for dogs and cats. Join us in helping eliminate the #1 cause of dog and cat related deaths in this country – pet overpopulation.

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Portland Pet Expo October 11

Visit WCGHS at the Portland Pet Expo 2014. Free admission, meet Shorty Rossi from Animal Planet, Prize Giveaways & Fun for both people and pets.

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Silver Bells Christmas Bazaar

Join WCGHS for the Third Annual Silver Bells Christmas Bazaar to benefit local animals in need.

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A Tail to Remember Dinner Auction

This community event is the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society’s largest and most important fund-raising endeavor of the year.

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Cat Shelter Phone (360) 835-3464
Dog Shelter Phone (360) 335-0941
Fax (866) 373-18364

Mailing Address
PO Box 270, Washougal, WA 98671
Physical Addresses
2675 & 2695 S. Index Street
Washougal, WA 98671