Humane Society Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

September 21, 2012

COLUMBIA, SC – September 21, 2012 – The Humane Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, which offers low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to end animal overpopulation and investigates and addresses animal cruelty complaints has named Stacie Clark, Keller Foster and Todd Lewis to its Board of Directors.

  • Stacie Clark serves as student services manager for the University of South Carolina College of Nursing while studying speech pathology at Columbia College. Stacie also volunteers with Habitat for Humanity, March of Dimes and the National Kidney Foundation.
  • Keller Foster is an attorney with McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP.
  • Todd Lewis is managing partner of Palmetto Computer Labs and creator of POSSCON, one of the largest open-source conferences on the East Coast. He also serves on the Columbia Sertoma Club board.

“We’re pleased to welcome these new members to our board. Each of them bring unique talents to our organization, which will help us educate the public about working against animal cruelty and working to limit pet overpopulation through low-cost spay and neuter surgeries,” said Wayne Brennessel, executive director of The Humane Society.

These new members join the Humane Society’s other board members, including: Mary Denis Cauthen, Jared Libet, Carrie DeVier, Allen Amsler, Frank Ellington, Jennifer Harter, Michelle Jones, Karl Kemmerlin, Jull Kuppens, Jim Mayfield, Rick Migliore and Dr. Caroline Weber.

For more information on the Humane Society or to schedule a surgery, call (803) 783-1267 or visit Follow the Humane Society on Facebook.


The Humane Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (HSPCA) is a Section 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1902 to address animal welfare issues in central South Carolina. Since its inception, The Humane Society focused on ending animal cruelty, neglect and abuse. In the early 1980s The Humane Society began to address animal overpopulation by offering low cost spay/neuter surgeries. The Humane Society is located at 121 Humane Lane in Columbia.