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New Jersey
Certified Animal Control
Officers Association

Post Office Box 174
Pennington, NJ 08534

A  501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization

Important COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Our Mission

The New Jersey Certified Animal Control Officer Association is dedicated to protecting and preserving the well-being of animals, both domestic and wild; to enforcing without prejudice and with equality, local and state statutes pertinent to all animals, their control, their keeping; and promoting and encouraging opportunities for educational standards and requirements by which the performance of the profession may be measured.

Who We Are

The current NJCACOA Officers and Directors are shown below. They may be reached through using the contact information below their photograph. However, for general questions and information please contact the NJCACOA by email at

Lisa Perry

101 Hamburg Turnpike
Bloomingdale, NJ 07403
(973) 838-8959

Kelly Karch

Vice President
260 East Bay Avenue
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
(609) 597-1000 x8525

Belinda Ogitis

Secretary / Treasurer
210 Washington Crossing/Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ 08560
(609) 737-0120 x678

Michele Shiber

Northern Regional Director
77 North Willow Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
(201) 293-6573

Anthony Lena

Central Regional Director
1979 Township Drive
Marlboro, NJ 07746
(732) 536-0100 x1401

Chris Buck

Southern Regional Director
2207 Lawrenceville Rd
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
(609) 844-7092

Injured or Orphaned Wildlife

We all want to help, but here's how to do it right.

If you find an animal that appears to be injured or in distress, contact your local Animal Control Officer or contact your local licensed wildlife rehabilitator.

Animal Control Officers and licensed wildlife rehabilitators are trained to properly handle and care for wildlife.

For more extensive information click here.

Important Information
Regarding Raptor Transport


Post Office Box 174
Pennington, NJ 08534