Welcome to Friends of the PAC!

We spayed and/or neutered 81 animals. We vaccinated 147.

Shelter Count

Shelter Count


In 2017 we adopted out 867 dogs and 1137 cats!

We spayed and/or neutered 156 cats and 132 dogs!

We sent around 100 feral cats to new barn homes.

We took in 4266 dogs and cats in 2017!

These numbers are calculated by using our Chameleon software that logs all animals that were intaked and then calcuates outcomes based on data entry.

About Us

Help us Help Them

We are here to help the animals at the PAC and to help the low income residents of St. Charles County, MO with their medical needs of their pets.

We also assist with low cost spay and neuter.

Our biggest mission is to keep the pet in the home!


Future Fundraisers:

February 21 Third Wheel Brewery supporting the Food Pantry.

Buffalo Wild Wings May 7 6-9 p.m.

Mid Rivers Mall Drive Location

How to help:

If you would like to donate:  Please send checks to the address listed on the website, Pay Pal or even better come and see us at the PAC and visit the animals that you are helping!


Board Members

President: Katie Willis

She is the Director of the shelter.  She is an RVT as well as having a BS in Biology from MU in 2000.  She started as teh Veterinary Technician for the shelter back in 2000.  She received her Associate's in Veterinary Technology in 2011.   She became a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2012.  She is the President of the Missouri Vet Tech Associaiton and works as a Program Advisory Board Member for the United Methodist Women.  She is married and has several furry friends at home.  Katie fosters for the shelter as well.

Secretary: Linda Kauffman

She is married and lives with 3 cats and a dog.  She received an Associates Degree from St. Charles Community College.  She spends her time working out, walking her dog and reading.  She worked as a vet tech for 10 years after retiring from Verizon after working there 25 years.  I currently volunteer at the St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center, assisting in the veterinary services area, as well as cleaning kennels and helping with laundry and dishwashing duties.    I am also a member of the Pet Adoption Center’s foster program.  I foster abandoned kittens and mother cats with kittens until all are mature enough to be put up for adoption.  I also currently serve as Secretary for the non-profit group, Friends of Pet Adoption.  The mission is to provide medical financial support for pets in the community, as well as pets awaiting adoption who have medical needs falling outside of the scope of normal medical support provided by the Pet Adoption Center.

Treasurer: Sue Cortner

Susan Cortner, CPA is treasurer of the non-profit organization Friends of the PAC.  She has been employed in the accounting field for 50 years, most recently working for 23 years at Daugherty Systems, Inc. as Assistant Controller/Sales Tax specialist. In May, 2002 Sue passed the CPA exam and still holds an active license in the state of Missouri.  She is now retired but loves spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Sue currently has 5 rescue dogs that are permanent members of her home and continues to foster dogs for the St Charles County Pet Adoption Center.

Board Members

Board Member: Chuck Cortner

Chuck Cortner is a transporter for the shelter and is an active volunteer.

Board Member: Bev Kreinbrook

She grew up in O’Fallon, Mo.  She received a BA in management and computer studies.  She retired from MEMC after working for 39 years.  She is an avid animal rescue person and started All Paws Rescue in 2003.  She is currently a volunteer at the shelter.

Board Member: Holly Lawder

I was born in East Orange New Jersey and lived in Westfield NJ till I was 10. My dad was transferred to Missouri in 1966 and we moved into a new house in Ballwin, Mo. I have 1 sister and 3 brothers. I now live in St Charles.  I worked for CARQUEST Auto parts for 32 years . Retired and enjoy working with animal welfare and rescue groups. Foster mom to many  over 20 plus years!

Board Members

Board Member: Jessica Uzzetta

Jessical Uzzetta is a groomer.

Board Member: Robert Willis

Robert Willis is married and has 3 dogs and 3 cats.  

Board Member:: Lisa Kaiser

Lisa is married and has 2 dogs and a cat. She volunteers at the shelter spending most of her time taking pictures of the animals.

Contact Us

Help us help them!

We are a non profit group that will be helping St. Charles County residents pay for veterinary services that they could not afford and to help the animals at the Pet Adoption Center with special medical conditions and support the shelter.

Friends of the PAC

(636) 262-7324

Drop us a line!