Seth Sachson - President
Georgeann Waggaman - Chair
Krista Eddy - Treasurer
Anne Gurchick - Secretary

Gesine Crandall - Founding Treasurer
Scott Dolginow - DVM
Ed Foran
Melinda Goldrich
Adam Goldsmith
Carol Hawk
Linda Koones
Bland Nesbit, Founding Secretary
Mary Bucksbaum Scanlan
Mimi Teschner
Cheryl Wyly

Past Events
"Cesar Whispered in Aspen" in July 2008

Norbie and Charlie Zuckerman with Connor Klein before the VIP luncheon at the shelter

 


Shelter Director Seth Sachson with Cesar Millan. Seth is also FAAS board president and was on the Cesar Whispers Event Committee.

 


Norbie and Charlie Zuckerman and Connor Klein with Cesar on a tour around the outside of the shelter.

 


 Cesar with one of his latest

  "projects" who traveled with

  him to Aspen

 


Alex Lara holds Doc as Cesar and Doc "analyze" each other. Cesar decided to use Doc onstage later at the evening event to demonstrate how to work with an aggressive dog.

Doc was adopted soon after and is now enjoying life in a great home.

 


Cesar with the entire shelter staff. From left to right: Emigdio Salas, Sr. with his wife Rosa
and his oldest son Emigdio, Jr., Cesar, Rosa's brother Alex Lara, Victoria Salas, Seth Edwards, the Salas' younger son Eduardo and Victor Salas.

 

Seth talks to Cesar and his manager Gilbert Lopez about the shelter with Emigdio in the background


Cesar talks to great shelter supporter and CAT owner Ellen Roeser (to the right of Cesar) while FAAS board member Mimi Teschner (on the left) and Betty Vandeveer listen at the VIP luncheon.

 


Tables set for the VIP luncheon. Photo by Gesine Crandall, FAAS board member.

 


Cesar out in one the shelter's dog yards

 


Cesar with Anne Gurchick, Event Chairman, Friends of the Aspen Animal Shelter board member and part owner of the shelter's pet boutique, Aspen Wags to Riches

 


Melinda Goldrich, Friends of the Aspen Animal Shelter board member and part owner of the shelter's pet boutique, Aspen Wags to Riches, with Cesar

 


Anne Gurchick speaking about our spay/neuter and rescue programs at the VIP luncheon

 


Cesar entertaining the VIP luncheon guests

 


Cesar answering questions at the VIP luncheon

 


Guests at the VIP luncheon

 


Anne Gurchick speaking at "Cesar Whispers" at the district Theatre evening event

 

Emigdio Salas, shelter staff member, onstage at the District Theatre

 

Emigdio and his brother Eduardo, also a shelter staff member, showing off shelter dogs Dot and Patches on stage

 


Cesar onstage at the District Theatre evening event--what an entertainer he is!

 


Cesar onstage at the District Theatre evening event

 


Cesar showing what NOT to do when meeting a new dog--which cracked up the audience since it's something many of us automatically do...

 


Cesar imitating the way people handle dogs to everyone's great amusement

 


Cesar imitating an aggressive dog

 


Majestic shelter dog Doc appearing on stage for his session with Cesar



Alex Laras, shelter staff member, holding Doc as Cesar begins to work with Doc's aggressiveness towards strangers

 

Cesar imitating Doc while Alex and Doc wait for the next step in his lesson

 


Alex hands off Doc to Cesar to everyone's amazement.

 

Cesar holds Doc who is now acting passive and under control while Cesar explains his amazing methods to the audience

 


Cesar showing his charismatic smile

 


Cesar leapt backward onto this stool in his imitation of a cat

 


Cesar gives a thumbs up to an audience
member's answer

 

Seth Sachson, Shelter Director, onstage

 


Cesar working with Laura Welch and her dog Tessa

 


Cesar uses Tessa to show how an owner's own fears can affect his or her dog's behavior

 


Cesar continues the lesson with Tessa

 


Cesar works with Merle Dulien's dog Sherman

 

Merle Dulien and Sherman walk by Eduardo
and Dot as Cesar explains how Merle can
change little Sherman's aggressive behavior towards large dogs

 

Backstage after the event, Cesar joins Laura Welch and Tessa.

 


Cesar poses with Merle Dulien, Sherman and her other dog Whoopi after the event.

 


Bland Nesbit, FAAS board secretary and Event Committee member, with Cesar at the Patron dinner at the Goldsmiths' home. Photo by Nick Tininenko.

 


Norbie Zuckerman and Brandi Sherman with
Cesar at the Patron dinner at the Goldsmiths' home.
Photo by Nick Tininenko.

 

Larry and Susan Marx with Cesar at the Patron dinner at the Goldsmiths' home. Photo by Nick Tininenko.

 


Gary and Amy Feldman, FAAS board and Event Committee member, with Cesar at the Patron dinner at the Goldsmiths' home. Photo by Nick Tininenko.

 

Evan and Kim Wyly with Cesar
at the Patron dinner at the Goldsmiths' home.

Photo by Nick Tininenko.

 


Carol Contreras and Willa Doolin with Cesar at
tthe Patron dinner at the Goldsmiths' home.

Photo by Nick Tininenko.

 

Pamela Levy with Cesar and Gilbert Lopez at the Patron dinner at the Goldsmiths' home. Photo by Nick Tininenko.

 


Jeff Feero with Cesar at the Patron dinner
at the Goldsmiths' home.
Photo by Nick Tininenko.

 

Anne Gurchick, FAAS board member and Event Cesar Whispers Committee Chair, with Cesar at the Patron dinner at the Goldsmiths' home. Photo by Nick Tininenko.

 


And last but not least: THE GOLDSMITHS! Adam and Louisa hosted the Patron dinner at their beautiful Aspen Highlands home. Adam is a FAAS board member. Photo by Nick Tininenko.

 

Adam's mother Rona and his step-father Norm Smith with Cesar in front of Adam's and Louisa's home at the Patron dinner. Photo by Nick Tininenko.

 


Adam's sisterJulie and her husband Mark Rosenberg with their dogs Oly and Eli and
Cesar at the Patron dinner. Photo by Nick Tininenko.

 

"The Greeters"--Oly and Eli--at the Patron dinner at the Goldsmiths' home. Photo by Nick Tininenko.