Humane Society of Chilton County - Board Members

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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
12:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
No drop offs after 4:00 pm

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No drop offs after 2:00 pm

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Monthly Meeting - Open to the Public
First Thursday of each month
Chilton/Clanton Library, Clanton AL
6:00 pm

Board Members


President – Lee Helms

Lee is the past Director of the State of Alabama Emergency Management Agency under Governors Fob James and Don Siegelman.  He served as a member of the Alabama Defense Security Council and Deputy Director of the Office of Homeland Security for Alabama.   Lee founded the 911 organization and was elected to serve as the first state president.  He currently is the owner of Lee Helms Associates (LHA), L. L. C., an emergency management/homeland security consulting firm in Clanton, Alabama.  Lee served in the United State Air Force for six years.  A long time supporter of the Chilton County Humane Society, Lee became its president in February, 2018.  Lee can be contacted on his cell at 205-351-1969.

First Vice President – Kristi Hyche

With a background in office management, Kristi has been instrumental in upgrading our office systems.      She is a mom of many many furry and feathered babies of her own as well as the many foster animals she’s helped rescue.   She has served on the board since November 2016.

Second Vice President – Tracie Robitaille 

Tracie’s involvement with the shelter began in 2015 as a puppy and dog foster. She has been on the board since 2017. She is a high school teacher and shares her home with many furry friends.

Treasurer – Bill McCay

Bill is a CPA with an office in Jemison Alabama.  A life long dog lover, he shares his home and office with his Labrador friends.  Bill has served on the CCHS board since October 2014.  Thanks to Bill's involvement, the CCHS underwent and passed it's first audit in 2017. 

Secretary – Amy Nicholas

Besides her involvement on the humane society board, Amy is also involved with the Girl Scouts.   As a amateur photographer,  Amy does a lot of the photo sessions for our special events as well as the pictures of our animals for adoption or rescue.   She has been  involved with the shelter as a volunteer and foster  since 2014.  

“At-Large” - Jeff Melton

Jeff is retired from Alabama Power and currently is the owner of Southern Dixie Auto Repair in Clanton.    He does a tremendous service to the humane society by being in charge of maintenance for the building and the shelter vehicles. 

“At-Large” - Kat Reece

Kat is the past president of the Chilton County Humane Society and the Chilton County Historical Society.   She began as a volunteer and foster in 2012 and has served on the executive board since 2013.  Currently, Kat’s position is website manager and social media.