HSEP Staff

The Humane Society of El Paso’s dedicated and caring staff is committed to providing safe and sanitary housing and appropriate veterinary care for the animals entrusted to its care.  The HSEP staff  will readily assist customers with finding the perfect pet and educating the public about responsible pet parenting and respecting all four-legged friends.

Key Staff Members

Luke Westerman
Executive Director

Julie Rutledge
Director of Operations

Edgar Armendariz
Animal Welfare Manager

Lupe Diaz
Volunteer and Community Outreach Program Manager

Gabriel Tijerina
Offsite Adoptions Coordinator

Rosario Olmos
Neonatal and Special Needs Foster Care Manager

Patti Hack
Community Cats Director

Samantha Cortez
Event Coordinator

Monica Matheny
Customer Service Manager

Jose Ortega
Facilities and Maintenance Manager

Erin Ayub
Administrative Assistant

Lissie Reince
Adoption Ambassador Coordinator

Kimberly Lambert
Enrichment Coordinator