Shannon Glenn – Executive Director
Shannon started with My Pit Bull is Family in 2014 and quickly became an expert in housing policy and surrender prevention for the animal welfare community. She has an extensive professional background in grassroots campaigns, voter outreach, community outreach, fundraising, homeless advocacy and policy creation. Shannon holds a Master’s in Advocacy and Political Leadership where she centered her degree program around drafting policies to end housing and insurance discrimination for families with large dogs. She lives in Minneapolis, MN with her partner, Anthony, their two dogs Charlotte and Wilbur and cat Max. You can usually find Shannon spending her free time updating our database, volunteering at Minneapolis Animal Care and Control, or enjoying the outdoors with her family.
Angie Dinneen – Social Media Manager
Angie started volunteering in 2016 after meeting us at a screening of The Champions. She is a lifelong animal lover and began her love affair with pit bull type dogs over 12 years ago. She lives in Minneapolis, MN with her husband and their two dogs Ruby and Simon. Angie has a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in Photography from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design and works in the commercial photography industry as a Photo Stylist Assistant. Her & Simon enjoy attending our monthly Community Pack Walks, events in Minnesota and throughout the country. She is our Social Media Coordinator and Simon is the star of our Simon Says Friday’s campaign. In her free time she enjoys listening to albums, taking photos of her dogs, traveling and volunteering at Minneapolis Animal Care & Control.
Rachel Dickhausen- Partnership Coordinator
Rachel Started with My Pit Bull is Family in early 2016. After meeting Executive Director, Shannon Glenn, at a mutual friend’s wedding in the summer of 2015, Rachel was quickly inspired and motivated by the passion of those involved with the Organization and decided to volunteer. Rachel has an extensive background in interpersonal communication, and customer service. She uses these skills to initiate and maintain meaningful conversations with the public at events and at large as our Partnership Coordinator. She has a special interests in Veterinary Medicine, special-needs animals, and Gray-Faced Fur-Babies big and small. Rachel lives in West St. Paul, Minnesota with her Partner, Griffin and their two cats Tony and Indy. In her free-time you can usually find her aimlessly wandering the aisles of your local Sephora, sitting around a bonfire with her family and friends, or at one of our many outdoor events through the summer.