In September 2007 a group of individuals from local animal welfare agencies began meeting to discuss ways we could partner with Springfield-Greene County Animal Control to address animal welfare issues. The result: Springfield Animal Advocacy Foundation (SAAF). Our dream: A no-kill community by 2018. We took a significant step towards that dream with the opening of S.A.A.F. Spay Neuter Clinic in August 2010. S.A.A.F. Spay Neuter Clinic is Missouri’s first Humane Alliance model spay/neuter clinic, providing the highest quality services at the lowest cost.
Our mission: Lead a collaborative effort in Greene County to improve animal welfare, promote accountability in pet ownership, and reduce animal overpopulation.
SAAF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible.
Jeremy Tuck – Director
Dr. Schannon Beasley – Veterinary Director
Dr. Tora Seals – Veterinarian
Makana McConkey – Veterinary Technician
Jennifer Neer – Veterinary Technician
Claire Chumbley – Veterinary Technician
Kimberly Burk – Veterinary Technician
Our Board of Directors
Emily Mertensmeyer – President
Cindy Lear – Vice President
Donna Stacye – Treasurer
Janet Parker – Director
Stacy Schneider – Director
Sara Phillips – Director
Teri Poindexter – Director
Emily Shook – Director
Stephanie Shelton – Director
Ellen Dowdy – Director
Kelsey Brembry – Director