Pasadena Humane Society Welcomes New Board Member

Published : Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | 12:01 PM

Karla C. Berentsen

The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA announces the appointment of Karla Berentsen to its Board of Directors.

Karla is a local resident with a passion for animals. She is currently a trusts and estate attorney and partner at the Pasadena law firm of Hahn & Hahn LLP, as well as a member of the School Site Council at Sierra Madre Elementary School. She has been married to her husband, Stephen, for the past sixteen years and they have three children: thier daughter, Sallie (10), and their two dogs, Boomer (9) and Trouble (3), both of whom are rescues.

“I am so fortunate to be involved with the Pasadena Humane Society, said Berentsen. “It is a privilege to help this amazing organization.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Karla to the Board of Directors,” says Julie Bank, President/CEO of the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA. “Her dedication to animals, as well as her professional expertise will be a real asset to the organization.”

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About the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA

The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA is a donor-supported, nonprofit organization that provides animal care and services for homeless and owned animals in the Greater Los Angeles Area. The organization is dedicated to promoting humane treatment and compassionate care for all animals. The animals in its care come from 11 animal control contract cities, as well as partner shelters across the Los Angeles area and beyond. The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA also offers lifesaving programs and services to the community that support the human-animal bond and keep pets in homes. For more information, visit







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