Board of Directors
Founder & President
Julie lives in Uxbridge, MA with her husband, 2 sons, 2 cats & her Pawfect pup Jelly! She is a graduate of Framingham State University with a Bachelors degree in Biology & Animal Behavior College as a certified trainer. Julie has been a service sales account manatger at Thermo Fisher Scientific for over 22 years. When not rescuing, Julie can often be found sailing across the ocean, exploring new places or sharing a meal with family & friends.
In May of 2013, Julie established Pawfect Life Rescue to help save dogs lives by offering a truly unique adoption experience that focuses on both dogs & adopters and the ability to effectively enhance the quality of life for dog lovers in her community. She enjoys working with the rescues Southern counterparts and can often be found helping at meet & greets. Julie takes much pride in her team and the extended Pawfect Life Family!
**I'm a volunteer but I'm also an adopter - My Pawfect Pup is Jelly!**
Mary Beth Sweet
Mary Beth lives in Uxbridge, MA with her husband, teenage son, and 2 dogs. She also has 2 adult daughters. After working as an engineer and technical curriculum designer for 30 years, she left the corporate world to start her own pet service business. When she’s not walking a dog, she can often be found studying animal behavior and psychology. Mary Beth has been with the rescue since 2019! She is a thoughtful contributor & valued member of the PLR team!
**I'm a volunteer but I'm also an adopter - My Pawfect Pup is Coco!**
Karen lives in Uxbridge, MA with her 2 dogs and 4 cats. She has extensive product knowledge in the pet industry, having worked for years as a manager at PetSmart, and is currently employed at Mendon Animal Clinic as a veterinary aid. Karen is also the rescues Kennel Manager! She is responsible for all operations at Pawfect Life’s isolation facility & adoption center. Karen has been volunteering at Pawfect Life Rescue since 2016! She is a loved & valued member of the PLR team!
**I'm a volunteer but I'm also an adopter - My Pawfect Pup is Sadie!**
Rebecca lives in Hopkinton, MA with her husband, 2 teens and 2 dogs. She also has 2 adult daughters and 2 beautiful grandchildren. Rebecca has been volunteering at Pawfect Life Rescue since 2017! Rebecca works for her family business & manages our applications team, website and social media pages. She brings heart & thoughtfulness to everything she does. She asks great questions that gets the team thinking, ensuring the continuous evolution of PLR! Rebecca enjoys spending time with her family and walking her dogs on the beaches of York, ME.
**I'm a volunteer but I'm also an adopter - My Pawfect Pup is Gus!**
Tracy lives in Uxbridge, MA with her husband, 2 children and 3 cats. She works full time for the Department of Veterans Affairs serving her fellow veterans. Tracy is also a volunteer at Southwicks zoo & an elected member on the Board of Soldiers’ Memorials in town. When she's not busy in her full time and volunteer positions, Tracy loves to hunt for sea glass at the beach!
Tracys love of animals began when she witnessed the birth of her family dog on her 11th birthday. She rescued her first dog when she returned from military deployment to Iraq in 2004. Tracys pets have always given her comfort, purpose and genuine joy. After the last of her 3 dogs crossed over the rainbow bridge, she decided to share that love & joy with dogs in the rescue community. Tracy started volunteering at Pawfect Life Rescue in 2020 & is a strong leader on the PLR Team!
**I'm a volunteer but I'm also an adopter - My Pawfect Kitty is Belle!**
Jen lives in Upton, MA with her husband, 2 kids and 2 Pawfect Pups (Baxter & Otis)! She works for her family business and is one of the awesome applications specialists our adopters get to work with at PLR! Jen joined the Pawfect Life Rescue team in 2020 but has been part of the Pawfect Life Family since she adopted Baxter in 2013. She is a fun & easy going member of the team who enjoys helping match families with their Pawfect Pups!
**I'm a volunteer but I'm also an adopter - My Pawfect Pups are Baxter & Otis!**
David lives in Northbridge, MA with his wife and their Pawfect pup "Daisy". He has 2 adults sons and is eagerly awaiting the arrival of his first grandchild! David is a commercial lender at Cornerstone Bank and has been a valued member of the Pawfect Life Rescue team since 2019! When David isn't working, he enjoys golfing & playing bass guitar as a member of the classic rock band "The COGs"!
**I'm a volunteer but I'm also an adopter - My Pawfect Pup is Daisy!**