About Florida Animal Control Association

The Florida Animal Control Association, Inc., (FACA) was originally organized in 1961 as the Florida State Animal Control Officers Association. In 1984 the Association was reorganized and chartered as the Florida Animal Control Association. In 1994 the purpose statement was changed to include “protection” as well as “control”.

Executive Board and Leadership


John Robinson, President
Escambia County Animal Services Division
Represents: Zone 1

Term expires: 2024


Amy Wade-Carotenuto, Vice-President
Flagler County Humane Society
Represents: At-large
Term Expires: 2024



Jeff Doyle, Treasurer
Tallahassee Animal Services
Represents: Zone 2
Term Expires: 2025


Darcy Andrade, Executive Director





Paul Studivant
St Johns County Animal Control
Represents: Zone 4
Term Expires: 2025

Adam Leath

Volusia County Animal Services
Represents: Zone 5
Term Expires: 2024

Mike Shumate
Pasco County Animal Services
Represents: Zone 6
Term Expires: 2024

Kim Staton, Past President
Osceola County Animal Services
Represents: Zone 7
Term Expires: 2023



Sarah Brown
Represents: Zone 8
Term Expires: 2023




Represents: Zone 9
Term Expires: 2023


Kathy Labrada
Miami-Dade Animal Services
Represents: Zone 10
Term Expires: 2025


David Walesky, Ex Officio Director

Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control