Nick O’Neill

President and co-FOUNDER

Nick always felt a deep connection with animals and has found a true sense of comfort around them. The more he learned about all species of animals, especially farm animals, the more he wanted to create a safe space where he could provide sanctuary for the misunderstood and mistreated. Nick serves as President on the board of directors and as the main caretaker for the 2nd Street Hooligans.

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Rachael O’Neill

Vice president and co-founder

Rachael has always had a love for nature and an especially soft spot for animals. Her hope is to instill in others the belief that all animals are worthy of love, compassion and kindness. As a registered dietitian, she is also dedicated to showing people they can thrive on a vegan diet. She enjoys sharing her adventures in vegan cooking and baking and educating people on the various health benefits of a plant-based diet. 

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Megan Jahnn

secretary of the board

Megan is a passionate supporter of animal rights and generously donates her time to various animal organizations. She is a regular volunteer at New Life animal sanctuary in Lake Elsinore, CA and can often be found spending her weekends at Seaworld protesting animal captivity and exploitation. Megan never turns a blind eye to those in need and has rescued, and help foster and adopt abandoned animals in need.


Michelle Ferry

Treasurer of the board

Michelle is a working professional with nearly 30 years in business experience.  She has generously agreed to offer her time to help guide 2nd Street Hooligans with fundraising, networking, and operational efficiencies.  As the Treasurer for 2nd Street Hooligans, she is instrumental in creating opportunities for the community to give time, money and in kind donations to help our rescue carry out our mission.