Sonia Dalano

Chair of the Board/Founder


Sonia has been the Director of a Non-Profit for over 15 years as well as being hands on in every aspect of forming and maintaining it. She has been in management throughout her career.  She is a former volunteer for Hospice and Hillsborough County Animal Shelter, as well as a former certified foster for HCAS. Sonia is a certified mentor and volunteer for the Florida State Department of Corrections and is established as a Counselor for various Non-Profit organizations.


She has founded and runs all of the operations of A Promised Land Animal Rescue, Inc. Which includes, but is not limited to the daily care for the animals, transportation, adoption events, networking, recruiting volunteers, communications with fellow rescuers, and initiating the direction for daily and longterm goals. 




Michelle Sueyras


Vice Chair of the board


Michelle is Counsel to a Non-Profit that has been in existence for over 15 years. She has a degree in Nursing and a caring heart towards the animals. She is also a past volunteer for St. Francis Animal Rescue and a present volunteer for the Hillsborough County Animal Shelter

She assists in counsel to the rescue as well as helping in any area as needed. 



Crystal Davidson


Crystal has helped in the daily fuctions of a Non-Profit for the past 10 years. She is a former volunteer at the Hillsborough County Animal Shelter and a certified foster as well. Her career for the past 5 years has consisted of office management and secretarial work. 

She records all meeting minutes and assists in the organization of all documentation, including legal documentation, expense reports, receipts,.... etc. She assits in writing grants for the organization to accomplish each of its missions. As well as the daily care of the animals, medical, transportation, and events. 



Leslie Fonseca



Leslie has bachelor and master degrees in accounting and has been involved with many not-for profit organizations, through having them as audit clients and volunteering for other similar organizations.

She completed all initial legal/registration documentation and is the registered agent for the organization. She is in charge of preparing the organization's budget and initial accounting.


Devin Sueyras



Devin is a former volunteer at the Hillsborough County Animal Shelter. He also owns pets and has shown a high quaility of care for them over a long period of time.

He assists in any area of the rescue as needed


Jennie Dean Smith



Jennie has helped with a Non-Profit for the past 12 years in various areas. She is a former certified foster for the Hillsborough County Animal Shelter and has pets of her own that she cares for. 

She assists in daily care for the animals, transportation, and events.