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Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest was founded in 2003 and rescued its first seven chimpanzees in 2008. The sanctuary is located on a 26-acre farm just outside Cle Elum, WA and is run by a small staff of six, and a whole team of volunteers.

Diana Goodrich, M.S., Co-Director (Primary media contact) | 509-470-4440

Diana began working for Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest as the Director of Outreach before the Cle Elum Seven chimpanzees arrived. In her position she has produced increasingly successful fundraising events, overseen a growing social media presence, and brought national and local media attention to the sanctuary.

J.B. Mulcahy, M.S., Co-Director | 509-470-4441

J.B. began working as Director of Operations for Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest several months before the chimps arrived. J.B. is responsible for overseeing the care of the chimpanzees. He has also designed and built many improvements to the facility, including Young's Hill, the chimps' two-acre habitat.

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