Board of Directors
Officers / Board Members
Juanita Easton

Juanita has a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland and is retired after more than 30 years of experience as a Computer Applications Analyst. She has been a critical member of the HSLC management team since 2001 and has served on the Board in various capacities including Secretary/Treasurer, Co-President, and Board Member. She has hands-on experience as a Foster, Adoptions Coordinator, Event Planner, Fundraising Coordinator, and Bookkeeper with a special interest in Humane Education. Juanita serves as the Program Lead for the Loudoun Pet Pantry and HSLC Technology Task Force. She shares her home with 4 fabulous felines, all adopted through HSLC.

Vice President
Donna Drake
Donna is a graduate of the University of South Carolina who became an FAA Air Traffic Controller in 1985. After 12 years in Memphis, she transferred to FAA Headquarters in Washington, DC to join a team designing and deploying two weather monitoring systems and in 2002 was promoted to Supervisor at one of the busiest FAA facilities in the country. Donna retired from the FAA after 28 years to continue her legacy of volunteer work with organizations such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Hands on Memphis, and the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia. Donna has a passion for animals and environmental causes as demonstrated by her work with Master Gardeners, Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy, and serving as Foster and Shelter Transporter for several rescues. Donna joined the HSLC volunteer team in April 2014 and was elected to the Board the following year. Donna resides in Loudoun County with a houseful of lucky rescued dogs and cats.
 Board Member
Melissa Hughes

Melissa brings to the Humane Society of Loudoun County a variety of experiences. Over the last 20+ years she demonstrated expertise in technology, web design, government, legal, healthcare, transportation, and acquisition management industries. Her proven abilities in the areas of running her own company in the healthcare industry, acquisition management of software and development, directing engineering projects, management skills, and team leading, volunteer coordinating, training and networking and collaborating to get the job done brings a unique group of skills to the Board of the HSLC. Melissa’s willingness to take on projects, her expertise in executing them and her demonstrated skills in cross training and managing resources, the patience and determination to accomplish tasks and goals, bring a welcomed addition to the Board. Melissa is owned by and shares her home with two felines.

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