Team

JENNIFER

Jennifer Bunn works as a Case Manager for a Surrogacy agency in Los Angeles. She has spent years working as a social worker. Jennifer has a huge love for animals and devotes her free time to volunteer work. Currently, she heads Project Picture for Lu Parker Project at the South LA shelter. She has been rescuing and fostering homeless animals for years. Jennifer lives with 4 rescue animals & her wonderful boyfriend.

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Team

Lu Parker

Lu Parker is a true multi-faceted talent. She is an animal welfare advocate, HSUS Genesis Awards recipient, actress, author, former Miss USA, and former teacher. As an Emmy Award winning journalist, you can find her anchoring and reporting the news in Los Angeles on KTLA. Lu also works intensely as an advocate for animal rescue. You can read her blogs and tweets that often touch on the issues of the importance of helping homeless animals. Her dog, Monkey, is a rescue dog from the South Los Angeles Animal Shelter and a source of inspiration. Lu earned a Master's Degree in Education and taught high school English in South Carolina. While there, she created an activist group for her students called H.A.T.S. (Helping All Teens Survive), a group focused on improving conditions in their low-income community. She lives with Monkey and her cat, Boogie.

Find out more about Lu at www.luparker.com

Melanie Ramsayer is a successful business woman and has been an agent in the entertainment industry for 15 years. Originally from Canton, Ohio, Melanie attended UCLA earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Having been employed by The Gersh Agency for the last 18 years, she represents directors and producers, along with other technical talent like editors and Academy Award winning cinematographers in film and television.

A life long animal lover, Melanie has been rescuing animals since she was a child. She served as President of the Los Angeles Animal Services Commission for two years. Melanie lives with five rescue animals.

Loralie Orr is a lover of animals and design. After completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Interior Design from the Design Institute of San Diego, she worked with an accomplished high-end residential interior designer in Los Angeles for several years. In 2011, Loralie focused her attention on her own design business Ellenor Interiors, and also created www.EllenorPostmarked.com to offer a more economical option to traditional design services.
Growing up with generations of veterinarians in the family, adopting and caring for animals came naturally for Loralie. She currently lives in West Hollywood with her husband, and rescue dog Frank.

Sarah Grooters has worked in the TV news business as both a writer and producer at stations all over California, including CBS, NBC and, currently, KTLA in Los Angeles. While she loves the news, she is passionate about volunteering. Grooters is a volunteer for the Los Angeles Animal Services Department, and enjoys raising support for the department, as well as for the homeless at Skid Row.

In 2009, she spent four months promoting volunteerism in SE Asia. While there, she fundraised and created created videos/promotional material about low-income kids and abused animals, including a starving stray named Saparot ("pineapple" in Thai) who returned to California with her. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her rescue dog, Susie.

Judit Maull is a Production Executive with Happy Madison Productions where she has worked on more than fifteen films. In addition to her efforts with animal rescues, she also spends much of her time working with wounded
warrior organizations and children's wish foundations. Judit is a devoted animal lover who was rescued by her cat, Ivan, and her two dogs, Tucker and Jj. Currently, she is also co-writing a brand integration manual for the Korean government.