Northwest Training Center
Serving Northern California, Northern Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Alaska.
Canine Companions was founded in Santa Rosa, California in 1975. The National Headquarters and Northwest Training Center are located on the Jean and Charles Schulz Campus in Santa Rosa, California. The Schulz Campus, named after generous supporters Jean and Charles Schulz, opened in 1996. The Northwest Region serves people in Northern California, Northern Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Alaska.
Schulz Campus Tours:
Click here to contact us to schedule a tour of the Schulz Campus. Drop-in campus tours are offered on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Please come by to see our beautiful campus, or join us for a graduation in the future. We hope to see you soon!
Northwest Region Staff:
Kristen Dambrowski, Executive Director | Mary Caplice, Director of Philanthropy | Donna Lindsay, Manager Philanthropy and Community Engagement | Michelle Williams, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist | Ginger Kelly, Volunteer Coordinator | Sina Szabados, Community Events Coordinator | Aimee Somermeier, Senior Development Assistant | Rosie Blackburn, Office Manager | Ann Hamachek, Gift Shop Coordinator
Kim Mizia, Program Manager | Sarah Gaines, Client Services Program Manager – Graduate | Katie Parker, Client Services Program Manager – Applicant | Marissa Radick, Training Manager | Pam Brownlee, Program Assistant | Ashley Stapleton, Program Assistant | Susan Porteous, Puppy Program Manager | Carina Diaz, Puppy Program Assistant
Northwest Region Board of Directors:
Carol Weldin, President | Karen Ammer | Samara Crasilneck | Theresa Dutton | Floranne Fanti | Scott Holder | Patrick London | Joel Louraine | Linda Wight | Randy Wight | Michael Yau | Kathy Zastrow