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Saturday, June 28 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Yes You Can! Enacting State and Local Policies for Animals

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Hear inspiring stories of how individuals have made a difference in the fate of pro- and/or anti-animal bills in their communities.

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Jennifer Fearing

Deputy Director, Policy & Programs, The Humane Society of the United States
Prior to joining The HSUS, Jennifer Fearing worked for nearly a decade in economic consulting before starting a Sacramento-based community spay/neuter organization and running United Animal Nations (now Red Rover). During her time at The HSUS, she co-authored a book on creating dog-friendly workplaces, coordinated research on spay/neuter in the Gulf Coast, led California's successful Prop 2 campaign, and helped guide the... Read More →

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Sue Bell

, Founder & Executive Director, Homeward Trails; Board Member, Humane Dominion PAC and VA Federation of Humane Societies, Homeward Trails
Sue founded Homeward Trails Animal Rescue (HT) in 2001. Originally an all-volunteer organization, HT has grown to employ five full-time staff, 10 part-time staff and over 750 volunteers, rescuing over 17,000 animals to date. In 2013, HT opened a one-of-a-kind cageless shelter/adoption center for dogs in Fairfax. Sue has been engaged with local advocacy efforts since 2003 focused on hoarding, tethering and pet store restrictions as well as working... Read More →
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Rachel Delaney

Executive Director, Humane Society Calumet Area
Rachel has served as Executive Director for the Humane Society Calumet Area in Munster, Indiana since 2005. She oversees operations at HSCA Adoption Center, Estelle Marcus Animal Clinic, Paws Resale Shoppe and Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. Delaney is the Indiana State Representative for the Humane Society of the United States Companion Animal Advisory Council (CAAC) and has recently been appointed as Indiana’s 1st... Read More →
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Carol Misseldine

Director of Grassroots Organizing, The Humane Society of the United States
Carol Misseldine serves as Director of Grassroots Organizing for The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). Prior to her current position, Misseldine served as a member of HSUS’s California State Council. | | Previous professional positions include Sustainability Director for then-Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown, Director of The Natural Step’s Great Lakes Office, and Executive Director of the Michigan Environmental Council... Read More →
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Cheri Shankar

Member, Board of Directors, Humane Society Legislative Fund
14 years ago I walked into a cat rescue having mistaken it for a boarding facility. I walked out a new person.  Starting in rescue and evolving into a full time, dedicated animal rights activist, I now work on many fronts to help all animals.  I rescue, volunteer, foster, fundraise and donate to all things animal. I am also very involved and engaged in the political arena and help with legislation on a federal, state and local level... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 3:15pm - 4:15pm

Attendees (30)