ABOUT US

We have accepted the reality that our dogs are significantly better looking than us... Accomplishments, backgrounds, descriptions our own. But again we appreciate that our dogs probably live far more interesting lives. 

PS - we like cats too (don't tell the dogs)

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DAVID COOKE

David is the Chairman of our Board and the person who keeps us on the straight and narrow. He's also meant to be the financial brains of the organisation (which to be honest isn't too hard right now...) David undertakes a lot of the administrative work for TAAP and when he's not doing that he can usually be found playing computer games with a dog perched on his lap. 

David's pupper is a rescue from Dublin called Scampi. Pictured doing one of her 3 favourite things, the other two being eating and going for walks.

dcooke@taaproject.org

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RICHARD PITSCHMANN

Richard is one of our trustees. He has a huge amount of experience in marketing - hence he's our marketing/ publicity/ making-people-like-us-and-give-us-money guru.  

When Richard isn't making it rain for TAAP or working, he can probably be found playing frisbee with his gorgeous rescue bulldog Elliot (this is the clearest example of a dog's looks massively eclipsing his human's) . Frisbee is usually followed by a visit to the local pub - where again Elliot's popularity far surpasses Richard's. 

rpitschmann@taaproject.org

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CAROLINE STOREY

Caroline is a trustee. She is our resident animal rescue expert. Having run her own dog rescue in Ireland for a time and having been a longtime foster to many a broken and misunderstood pup, Caroline has had first hand experience of the problems TAAP is trying to solve. This experience has made her passionate about animal advocacy. 

 

When Caroline isn't working and saving animals, she loves walks in the countryside (no no - no pina coladas or rain here) and photographing the landscape and wildlife.  Pictured is Toby - the derpiest, cutest raggamuffin who Caroline rescued.

cstorey@taaproject.org

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MICHELLE STRAUSS

Michelle is a trustee and the Board Secretary. She is also the resident lawyer who co-ordinates and undertakes some of TAAP's legal work. If you have any law specific questions send them her way. Michelle also volunteers outside of TAAP with two UK charities.

Pictured is Nelson who looks suitably grumpy in this photo - he is Michelle's right hand man for a reason - they are both good at having a rant. When not ranting they can both normally be found rewatching episodes of Schitt's Creek and Gilmore Girls with a wine in hand. 

mstrauss@taaproject.org

The Animal Advocacy Project is a charity registered in England and Wales - Charity Number 1189603

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