Board of Directors

The Salem Animal Rescue League (SARL) was formed in 1992 with the goal of rescuing 50 stray and unwanted animals in the Salem, NH area. During that year, SARL rescued a total of 157 animals, affirming the need for an alternative to traditional municipal animal control. SARL's history is one of community interaction with police, town government and the people of the community. Today, the Salem Animal Rescue League rescues and adopts close to 800 dogs and cats per year. 

Our Mission

Our History

The Salem Animal Rescue League (SARL) saves the lives of abandoned, neglected and injured animals by providing a safe haven, compassionate care and new permanent homes for them. 

SARL educates and promotes awareness about humane care and treatment of animals and is committed to reducing overpopulation primarily through its 100% spay/neuter policy to improve the quality of life of the animals and public we serve.

Our History

Lisa Walker, President
Financial Advisor
Edward Jones

David Appleby
Director, Clinical Affairs and Biostatistics

Alisa Gibson
Robin Cino, Vice-President
Marketing Director
A Leadership Company
Sue Desjardins
Member Relations Specialist
Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce
Cheri Maw, Vice-President
Joanne Flynn
Windham Country Club
JoAnne Desrosiers, Secretary
Branch Service Manager
Enterprise Bank
Eden Gallant
Office Manager / Controller
The Dubay Group, Inc.

  Diane Ferguson Judge
  Ann Marie Marshall
Software Engineer, VP
Loomis Sayles & Co, LP

  Sue Spengler
Realtor Lic. NH   MA
Keller Williams