Meet Our Board
These dedicated folks continue to work diligently to further expand our circle of compassion.
Courtney has 25 years of leadership experience in the financial services industry. She has held a wide variety of roles including leading large diverse teams, developing and executing large-scale employee engagement strategies, leading and managing high-risk controls, and project management responsibilities. She studied Business Management at Florida Atlantic University.
She has been passionate about animals and giving back to her community her entire life. In early 2016, she was unexpectedly inspired by a social media post to transition to a vegan lifestyle and hasn’t looked back since. A few months later she found her way to Full Circle Farm Sanctuary in Warm Springs GA. She has served Full Circle in a wide variety of roles since 2016.
Courtney is originally from the greater Boston area and now lives north of Atlanta with her husband and two rescue dogs Brody and Baxter.
Daniel Sweeney is a Sign Language Interpreter from Atlanta, GA. He received a BA in Psychology and MA in Speech/Language Pathology. Daniel was first inspired by reading Diet For A New America by John Robbins in the 80's and is excited to be involved in animal advocacy again. He strongly believes that a positive, welcoming ethos is vital to the growth of the animal rights movement.
Daniel and his husband Billy live in Atlanta, GA with their feline companions Patrick, Pelé, and Xuxa. They enjoy hosting Vegan Atlanta Book Club meetups and attending Atlanta United soccer games. They spend most of their weekends at Full Circle helping out with animal care, getting to know visitors, and facilitating tours and events.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Jennifer moved to Atlanta in 2013. She and her husband Oscar care for a band of rescued companions, comprised of four dogs and two cats. You’ll often find her in the kitchen making everything from raw meals to decadent desserts. Jennifer enjoys a creative challenge and will take on anything from wood working to sewing and crafting.
Jennifer attended Auburn University and completed three years of the Nutrition & Dietetics program. In her final year, she returned to her lifelong passion and earned a BA in English.
Jennifer’s concern for animal rights began in childhood. She rescued any animal she could and attended protests with her older sister. At 14, after watching Babe, her eyes began opening to the horrors of animal agriculture. She immediately went vegetarian. Years later, profoundly impacted by the work of her animal advocate sister and brother in-law; Jennifer went vegan. Wanting to get further involved, she discovered Full Circle Farm Sanctuary in 2017. With a passion for Full Circle’s mission, Jennifer has been volunteering ever since.