Yuana Hexamer


Yuana is the Founder and Director of the Dhana Metta Rescue Society. She has worked in the veterinary industry since 2008, and with a local municipal shelter since 2011. Yuana was certified as dog trainer in 1994, and has combined her knowledge in animal health and dog training with operational experience in managing DMRS.


Lindsay Zomers

Vice President

Lindsay is a certified professional dog trainer (CPDT-KA) and the previous founder and executive director of an Edmonton-based animal rescue. She combines over 13 years of professional and volunteer experience with companion animals with her diploma in business administration (marketing) and related experience in corporate and non-profit organizations. She is currently the Animal Welfare Attendant at a local municipal shelter.


Johnathan McFarlane

Director of Marketing

Johnathan’s degree in journalism led him initially to an editorial position at Fox News. In 2006 he left to pursue work on feature-length documentaries, reality shows and commercial content. Johnathan is Director of Marketing at Eteros (a cannabis industry startup).


Alison Johnston


Alison has been involved with animal welfare and animal rights for forty years, serving on the boards of numerous charities. Alison is looking forward to combining these experience with her passion for the wellbeing of dogs and cats, and applying them in a unique educational environment.


Sacha Spindler


Sacha possesses 38 years of experience in business and finance, primarily in the technology sector as an inventor, designer and entrepreneur. He has expertise in both private and public company settings as the founder and startup / early stage corporate development specialist of several companies over the span of his career.