Kari Belevender 


Kari is Deaf and has loved animals since she was a little girl. Her grandparents lived on a hobby farm (horses, cows, cats and dog).  Her grandma would always take her to her friend’s houses to see new arrivals or visit animals. 

   She fostered for Oats Rescue and Ruff Start Rescue for few years until she decided to start HOC Rose Sanctuary Rescue. HOC Rose Sanctuary Rescue is located on their 10 acres hobby farm.





Signe Reistad

Board Member

Signe has been heavily involved with rescues for the past few years. Signe is a private music teacher out of Isanti, MN.  When Signe is not teaching, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three cats, and her horse Hugo.






Teresa Domagalski

Board Member

Teresa is Deaf and has enjoyed volunteering with other animal rescues, before sitting on the board with HOC Rose Sanctuary Rescue. 

Teresa grew up around animals, visiting her grandparent's farm, feeding animals, and riding a horse and donkey that belonged to her aunt.





Julie Hausner Bauch

Interpreter Coordinator/Board Member

Julie assists with coordinating volunteer intern students of American Sign Language in interpreting at board meetings, trainings, and events.  Julie has two dogs at home and grew up riding horses with friends and family.  She been involved with other animal rescue groups as a foster.  She is glad to be back in the saddle again with HOC Rose Sanctuary Rescue.