Joe Dwyer –Founder and President

Joe knew he had a passion to save dogs when he was two years old!  When he founded Daniel’s Dream he felt a sense of peace that he was following his calling in life. Joe now takes his past life experiences into each day for the purpose of saving dogs and people at the same time.

Jenna Dwyer – Vice President

Jenna fell in love at the age of 10 when her family rescued their first dog.  She now enjoys spending her free time with her family’s four rescue dogs!

Jamie Conway

Jamie Conway- is honored to be the fundraising coordinator for the Daniel’s Dream Dog Rescue. During the day, Jamie is a special education English teacher at Belleville High School. In her spare time, Jamie enjoys theatre and loves snuggling with her favorite furboys, Duncan, Tucker, Teddy, and Levi.

Nellie Reynolds

As a dog lover all her life, Nellie comes to us with 15 years animal rescue experience as an active volunteer in combination with the Bloomfield and Montclair Animal Shelters, serving on the adoption and fundraising committees, events, dog walking and fostering dogs. A lover of nature and it’s creatures, Nellie states ” All animals deserve to be treated with dignity, love and compassion. In a hurting world I strive to be part of the healing.”

Nancy Thompson

Nancy comes to us with over 40 years of animal care, shelter, dog-training experience and is a Vet Tech.   Nancy is a certified Animal Control Officer (ACO) as well as a certified Animal Cruelty Investigator (ACI).  She additionally has 35 years of experience as a wildlife rehabilitator,. A life-long animal lover and caregiver, Nancy, her husband and 3 children, live with dogs, cats, birds and a blind squirrel named Ray!