Limited Adoptions by Online Appointment ONLY; Visit Service Page for Other Updates


HSEP Staff

The Humane Society of El Paso’s dedicated and caring staff is committed to providing safe and sanitary housing and appropriate veterinary care for the animals entrusted to its care.  The HSEP staff  will readily assist customers with finding the perfect pet and educating the public about responsible pet parenting and respecting all four-legged friends.

Key Staff Members

Deb Benedict
Executive Director

Julie Rutledge
Director of Operations

Edgar Armendariz
Animal Welfare Manager

Patti Hack
Mary Speer Program Manager

Rosario Olmos
Foster Manager

Lisa Bohannon
Accounting Coordinator

Samantha Cortez
Community Relations Coordinator

Lupe Diaz
Community Outreach Coordinator

Kimberly Lambert
Enrichment & Adoption Ambassador Coordinator

Genesis Juarez
Offsite Adoptions Coordinator