Town Cats Staff

Stormie Yarahmadi RVT, Operations Manager


Meet Stormie, our Operations Manager at Town Cats since January 2024. A Bay Area native, Stormie brings a diverse background in veterinary medicine management, shelter operations, and sustainability, holding credentials as a Registered Veterinary Technician. Her academic journey includes an undergraduate studies in Fisheries and Wildlife Science from Oregon State University, complemented by degrees in social psychology and art.

For the past 15 years, Stormie has volunteered with various animal rescues and shelters, including the Marine Mammal Center of Sausalito, the Lindsay Wildlife Hospital, and organizations aiding animals during California fires.

Beyond her role, Stormie enjoys reading, painting, and trying new recipes. Based in the Bay Area with her husband, three dogs, and five cats, her passion for animals extends beyond the workplace, making her a valuable asset to Town Cats.

Megan Hasenauer, Development & Grants Manager

Megan joined Town Cats in June of 2022. Originally from Rochester, NY, Megan has a background in nonprofit development, events management and theater production. She has a passion for animal welfare and doing what she can to ensure that all of our four legged (or less) friends can live healthy, happy lives. In her spare time, she enjoys cycling, working on her garden, fostering cats and kittens and taking her Shiba Inu (Wolf) on adventures.

Aidan Lachance, Cat Care Lead


Aidan Lachance has always loved animals ever since she could remember. For a short while, she studied Vet Sciences and interned at various animal hospitals. She has three dogs and hopes to adopt a cat sometime in the future, which won’t be hard working here! She came to Town Cats in 2021 and is excited to be a part of the team to help our cats find their forever homes. In her free time she likes to paint, take care of her neighbor’s animals and play with her dogs.

Jamie Vargas-Garcia, Adoption Coordinator


After taking a veterinary assistance class to help graduate high school, Jamie knew she wanted to pursue a career in Animal Welfare. Jamie joined Town Cats in 2021 as a Cat Care Specialist and was promoted to Adoptions Coordinator in the summer of 2022. She’s always had a love for animals of all kinds, but cats have a special spot in her heart. Jamie and her fiancé, Angel, have four cats, Phantom, Loki,  Azula, and Levi. In her spare time, Jamie enjoys curling up with her cats and a good book, painting, and caring for the community cats in her apartment complex.

Miriam Loyer, Volunteer & Community Coordinator


Miriam joined Town Cats in February of 2023. She brings over 30 years of experience in office management and customer service in a variety of industries.

She has found her true calling working at Town Cats, as she has always had a love for all animals, but especially cats. In her spare time, she loves to read, travel, hike and play with her 2 cats and rabbit, Elio, Harry and Dobby.

Laila, Cat Care Specialist

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Rico, Cat Care Specialist

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Lexi, Cat Care Specialist

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Volunteer Staff

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