Teresa “Tree” Preziosi, Board Member

Tree was born and raised in Buena, NJ, just a few miles from the Funny Farm Rescue & Sanctuary. As a young girl, she loved all kinds of animals. Tree went to St. Mary’s Catholic School in East Vineland, NJ. Soon after, she attended Buena Regional High School. Currently, Tree works full-time at an infusion […]

Diena Seeger, Board Treasurer & Secretary

Diena brings her experience as an entrepreneur and passion for creating joy in people’s lives to help the business operations of the farm. She oversees the finance and accounting, and supports policy, marketing and overall business direction to ensure the farm runs as smoothly as possible.  Diena founded and runs her own company, is a […]

Vicki Schmidt, Board Vice President

Vicki is the Funny Farm’s wildlife expert. Licensed in Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, Vicki specializes in rescuing all types of wildlife, some that live on the farm and some that are here briefly on their way to their final rescue location. Vicki works all hours of the night transporting injured wildlife to the many agencies […]

Laurie Zaleski, Founder, President, and Chairwoman of the Board

Laurie is the founder of the Funny Farm Rescue & Sanctuary. Inspired by her mother and her love of animals, Laurie has grown the Farm to a beloved destination by enthusiast world-wide. The Funny Farm has earned many awards including the Top 10 places to visit in New Jersey, Children Making Change recipient of choice […]