Our staff and volunteers

Wildcare Eastern Sierra is a California 501(c)3 non-profit supported by a small, dedicated staff and group of volunteers.

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Cindy Kamler, Founder and Executive Director


Kelly Bahr, Assistant DIrector



Katie Hudson, Wildlife Technician

Katie was born and raised in Bishop and began working with Wildcare Eastern Sierra as a summer intern in 2014. She joined our staff in 2016 as a part-time Wildlife Technician, responsible for administering medications and physical therapy, admitting new patients, helping with examinations, and assisting with rescues and releases, as well as feeding and cleaning the animals and setting up and securing their enclosures. Katie attended University of Alaska, Anchorage for 2 years before transferring to Northern Michigan University, where she earned a bachelor of science in Wildlife Management. She also works at Owens Valley Radio Observatory, where she assembled 10 of the dishes that are on the baseline out there.  In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her dog and friends.

“I enjoy being able to give orphaned babies and injured animals a second chance,” says Katie. “It's extremely rewarding when they're released back into the wild.”


Please see our VOLUNTEER PAGE to sign up.

Board of Directors

Paola Accusani
Tom Boo
Trina Jennison
Cindy Kamler
Randy Van Tassell

Website and Digital Strategy

Elizabeth Glazner


Hannah Murray


Bruce Willey contributed most of the theme images.
Nina Riggio contributed some on-site photos.
Staff and volunteers contributed years of documentation, provided courtesy of Cindy Kamler and Wildcare Eastern Sierra. © 2017 Wildcare Eastern Sierra. All rights reserved.

Thanks to all!