Executive Board

Jewel Morris



Our CEO and Founder, Jewel Morris, created the Pet Philanthropy Circle in 2011 to bring financial assistance to needy 501c3 rescue organizations and recognition to the dedicated volunteers, professionals, and corporations that are leaders in animal welfare.  In addition to her radio show broadcast in California, she produced and hosted the “Let’s Talk About Animals” television show in New York.  To bring national recognition...



Stephanie A. Mattera



The Pet Philanthropy Circle will prove to be an even greater year for animal support with our new President, Stephanie Mattera.  Stephanie has been active in animal advocacy for over ten years and is a celebrity in her own right.  As an on-air host for Celebrity Catwalk TV on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network, her segments focus on inspiring the next generation of change-makers.  She is an award-winning philanthropist, and a passionate supporter of animal rights...



Candy Udell



As president of London Jewelers, Candy Udell is surrounded by precious jewels, her family and beloved pets. Not only is she devoted to them, she dedicates time to animal rescue, as well.  Over the years, she has supported numerous shelters and rescue organizations, both local and national, that have asked for her help.  Whether it has been Jack Hanna, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, the Wilds  (a private safari park and...



 Advisory Board


(Presented Alphabetically)

Barbra Tyler Ahlfield, Baltimore, Maryland

Independent Fashion Illustrator and Fine Artist

Anna Benson, Miami, Florida

Pet Philanthropist

Bill Berloni, Higganum, Connecticut

Tony Award Winning Animal Trainer

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Georgina Bloomberg, Co-Chair 2016 Pet Hero Awards,
New York
, Professional Equestrian, Equine Ambassador

for the ASPCA,  Chair-woman of the  Horse Council

of the HSUS and a member of the Friends of Finn committee

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Debi Boies, Executive Vice President Pet Philanthropy Circle,  Landrum, South Carolina, Founder of Pilots N Paws

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    Lorenzo Borghese, Co-Chair 2016 Pet Hero Awards,
Palm Beach, Florida, Founder, Animal Aid, Animal Advocate

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Amanda Bowman, Manhattan, New York

Policy Consultant for the American Humane Association



John Bradham, Manhattan, New York

Partner Mazzeo Song & Bradham



Mary Brewer, Los Angeles, California

Pet Philanthropist


Linda Carel, Los Angeles, California

Founder of LA 4 Animals Foundation


Laura Coffey, Seattle, Washington

Author and Award winning Journalist


Dr. David T. Crouch, DVM, Arden, North Carolina

Pet Hero Award Winner and Founder Western Carolina
Veterinary Surgery in Asheville, NC
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Frazer Dougherty, Miami, Florida

Founder of LTV, Animal Advocate


Chantelle Fraser, Manhattan, New York

Celebrity TV Personality and Founder Flawless NYC

David Frei, Seaside, Oregon

The National Dog Show Host and Founder Angel On A Leash

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David Greenberg, Smithfield, Rhode Island

Pet Philanthropist


Debra Halpert, Quouge, New York

Publisher at Greengale Media/Hamptons Magazine


Jane Hoffman, Manhattan, New York

 President, Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals
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Abana Jacobs, New Jersey

Subaru, National Marketing - Sponsorship and Promotions


Joan Kraisky, East Hampton New York

Fine Artist


Barbara Kushner, Southampton, New York

Animal Advocate


Sharon Levine, Baiting Hollow, New York

Founder Baiting Hollow Farm Horse Rescue

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Pia Lindström, Manhattan, New York

Emmy Award Winning TV Journalist


Jacqui Mandelbaum, Warrenton, New Jersey

Pet Philanthropy Circle Board of Directors


Jewel Morris, President - Water Mill, New York

Founding President Pet Philanthropy Circle

Let’s Talk About Animals TV Host

CEO-Owner Hamptons Pet Magazine
Founding President PetFest



Robert Morris, Water Mill, New York

Grand Sponsor of PetFest



Gregg R. Oehler, Manhattan, New York
Hamptons Pet magazine and New York Pet Fashion Show



Dr. Martha Olstrom, Phoenix Arizona

Foundation & Fundraising Consultants, LLC Founder


Jana de Peyer, Kanab, Utah

Co-Founder, Best Friends Animal Society

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Roman Roth, – Sag Harbor, New York

Partner Wolffer Estate Vineyard, Animal Advocate


Richard Rubin, Port Jeff, New York

Founder Baiting Hollow Farm Horse Rescue

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Andy Sabin, Amagansett, New York

Andrew Sabin Family Foundation

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Maria Sansone, Los Angeles, California

Emmy-Winner, Co-Anchor FOX News


Ilene Sichel, East Hampton, New York

Pet Philanthropist


Sony Schotland, Sag Harbor, New York

Co-Founder of ARF of the Hamptons

and Southampton Animal Shelter

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Linda Shapiro, Sag Harbor, New York

Event Planner, LBS Productions


Aida Turturro - Montauk, New York

Celebrity Actress


Lou Wegner, Burbank, California

Actor and Founder Kids Against Animal Cruelty

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Patricia Zarsky - East Hampton, New York

Former Chair Pet Philanthropy Circle Awards Ceremony