Board of Directors
Val Cornwell, President
Val is retired from the Superior Court of California. She is a professional dog trainer and currently operates Dances with Dogs Training Center. A longtime supporter of the HSSBV, Val started volunteering at events and on planning committees before joining the board in 2012. Val has served as Board President for 5 years.
Sharon has been a longtime supporter--and neighbor!--of HSSBV, as she works next door at LifeStream. Sharon has been an active volunteer at HSSBV for years, often coming in after her workday is over to donate time and energy to our surgical recovery and laundry rooms. Sharon also regularly supports our events, donating time and supplies. Sharon joined the Board of Directors in 2023.
Phyllis is a graphic designer and the owner of PK Design. In addition to serving on HSSBV's Fundraising Events Committee, over the years Phyllis has designed many of the logos for HSSBV's events, including our annual Casino Night, Walk for the Animals, and Santa Paws fundraisers. Phyllis joined the Board of Directors in 2023.
Nicci A. Martinez, Secretary
Nicci has been with the Superior Court of California for 37 years, holding the position Administrative Assistant II. Nicci has served as the secretary for the HSSBV Board of Directors for the past 5 years. She has two daughters and two grandchildren along with three furry kids.
Brenda Odle, Treasurer
Brenda Odle, CPA, MST is the treasurer for the Humane Society and has served on the board for 25 years. Brenda is a partner at the CPA firm Rogers, Anderson, Malody & Scott, LLP in San Bernardino. She believes in giving back to the community that gives to you. She has Greyhound rescues from the race track in her family.
Jeff Pope, Director
Jeff has been a popular morning show radio personality in the Inland Empire for years, and has been a dog lover even longer. A strong supporter and friend of the HSSBV, he has emceed many HSSBV events over the years, and joined the Board of Directors in 2018.
Terri L. Relf
Terri is the Senior Marketing Manager at Inland Center Mall and is a regular supporter of HSSBV's fundraising events. In addition to serving on HSSNV's Fundraising Events Committee and volunteering at fundraisers, Terri also facilitates HSSBV's partnerships with businesses in the Inland Center Mall. Terri joined the Board of Directors in 2023.