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Meet Our Board Members

Linda Anzaldua - President

President Linda Anzaldua - was one of the founders of Pet Adoptions of Cuero in 2011-2012.  Originally from Houston, Linda and her husband Lawrence have resided full time in Cuero since 2006 and became involved in many projects and events.  They were awarded the prestigious Community Service Award in 2010 for the many ways they were active in making things better in Cuero and supporting those causes.  Linda created, produced and owned Bridal Extravaganza Shows Inc. in Houston since 1983.  The successful company was sold in 2006 and at that time was the largest bridal show in the USA with over 950 participating exhibitors and an average attendance of 20,000 over the 2 day run of the event.


She has always had a strong bond with pets and saw the need to have a non-profit shelter in Cuero to care for the homeless and abandoned cats and dogs.  For the past 9 years, one can most likely find her daily at the shelter as a truly dedicated volunteer.

Nelda Huber - Board Member

Nelda moved to Cuero in 2005 with her husband Paul.  She worked as a physician assistant at Bohman Clinic until retirement in 2016.  She and Paul love traveling in their RV and cruising.  Her main objective for the shelter is exercise and socialization of our dogs, improving their quality of life and making it easier for them to transition into a forever home.

Sonya Timpone

Sonya Timpone is publisher of The Cuero Record and Yorktown News-View  newspapers. She started with the paper in 2008 as advertising representative, moving up to advertising director and general manager before becoming publisher in 2017. 


Along with her responsibilities at the newspapers, Sonya has served on the Cuero Main Street board of directors, Pilot Club of Cuero, secretary, vice president and president, Cuero Chamber of Commerce board of directors; and Pet Adoptions of Cuero board of directors, as well as the Cuero Soccer Association board.

She is also a director for Texas Gulf Coast Press Association and South Texas Press Association.

Sonya has three children, Trace Kleinecke, Jaxon Timpone and Emma Timpone. They have one dog, Charlie, and one cat, Tippy, that get plenty of love and attention. 

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