Staff & Board

Staff & Board

Senior Staff

Robin R. Ganzert, Ph.D. (bio)

President and CEO

Audrey Lang, MS, SPHR (bio)

Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Jack Hubbard (bio)

Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President of Communications

Stephanie Carmody, Esq. (bio)

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Clifford Rose (bio)

Chief Financial Officer

Mark Stubis (bio)

Chief Communications Officer

Kwane Stewart, DVM (bio)

Chief Veterinary Officer and National Director, No Animals Were Harmed® Program

Randy Collins (bio)

National Director, Red Star® Emergency Rescue Services for Animals

Amy McCullough, Ph.D. (bio)

National Director, Humane Research & Therapy

Captain Jason Haag, USMC (Ret.) (bio)

National Director, Military Affairs

 

Board Members

William Abbott

President and CEO, Crown Media Family Networks

Dawn Assenzio

Philanthropist

Marty Becker, DVM

Chief Veterinary Correspondent

Amanda Bowman

Founder, The Anglosphere Society

Col. Scott D. Campbell

Commanding Officer, Wounded Warrior Regiment

William P. Davis, Esq.

President, Davis Law & Associates, P.C.

Debra S. Fair

Interim Executive Director, Pedigree Foundation

Naomi Judd

Philanthropist

Timothy Lane

CEO, Everest Advisors, Inc.

J. Michael McFarland, DVM, DABVP

Group Director of U.S. Companion Animal Marketing, Zoetis

John Payne

President and CEO, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals

Lois Pope

Chair, The Lois Pope Foundation

Candy Spelling

Philanthropist

 

Officers

John Payne

President and CEO, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals

Candy Spelling

Philanthropist

William P. Davis, Esq.

President, Davis Law & Associates, P.C.

Robin R. Ganzert, Ph.D.

President and CEO

 

Humane Conservation™ Scientific Advisory Committee

Co-Chairs:

James F. Peddie, DVM

Distinguished Faculty Chair and Staff Veterinarian (Retired), Exotic Animal Training and Management (EATM) Program, Moorpark College

Linda Reeve Peddie, DVM

Veterinarian (Retired)

Committee Members:

Barbara Baker, DVM

President and CEO, Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

Tim Binder

Executive Vice President of Animal Care, Shedd Aquarium

David R. Blasko

Director of Animal Care, Siegfried and Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage

Kathleen M. Dudzinski, Ph.D.

Director, Dolphin Communication Project

Theodore Friend, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Animal Behavior and Wellbeing, Texas A&M University

Wendy K. Kiso, Ph.D.

Director of Conservation and Research, Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation

Daniel García Párraga, DVM, DECAAH, DECZM

Director of Animal Health, Oceanográfic. Valencia

Ramiro Isaza, DVM, MS, MPH, DACZM

Professor of Zoological Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida

Xavier Manteca Vilanova, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Animal and Feed Science, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

James F. McBain, DVM

Veterinary Consultant

David S. Miller, DVM, PhD, DACZM, DACAW

Consultant

Tom Otten

Principal, Reef Experience, LLC

Ken Ramirez

Executive Vice President and Chief Training Officer, Karen Pryor Clicker Training

Tracy Romano, Ph.D.

Chief Scientist and Vice President of Research, Mystic Aquarium

Grey Stafford, Ph.D.

Incoming President, International Marine Animal Trainers' Association

F. William Zeigler

Senior Vice President of Animal Programs, Chicago Zoological Society

 

Humane Hollywood™ Scientific Advisory Committee

Bonnie V. Beaver, DVM, MS, DPNAP, DACVB, DACAW

Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University

Thomas M. Edling, DVM, MSpVM, MPH

Vice President, Veterinary Medicine, Petco Animal Supplies, Inc

Mark Forbes

Professional Animal Trainer

Susan G. Friedman, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychology, Utah State University

Gail C. Golab, Ph.D., DVM, MACVSc, DACAW

Director, Animal Welfare Division, American Veterinary Medical Association

Debborah Luke, Ph.D.

Vice President, Conservation and Science, Association of Zoos and Aquariums

James F. Peddie, DVM

Distinguished Faculty Chair and Staff Veterinarian (Retired), Exotic Animal Training and Management (EATM) Program, Moorpark College

Bernard E. Rollin, Ph.D.

University Distinguished Professor, Colorado State University

Charlie Sammut

Professional Animal Trainer

Claudia Sonder, DVM

Director, Center for Equine Health, University of California-Davis

Victoria Stilwell

Certified Animal Trainer

 

Humane Heartland™ Scientific Advisory Committee

Jason K. Apple, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Animal Science, University of Arkansas

S.F. “Sarge” Bilgili, DVM, Ph.D.

Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Poultry Science, Auburn University

Candace C. Croney, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Animal Welfare Science, Purdue University

Terry Engle, Ph.D.

Professor, Colorado State University

Inmaculada Estévez, Ph.D.

Ikerbasque Research Professor, Neiker-Tecnalia

Anne C. Fanatico, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University

Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University

Charles L. Hofacre, DVM, MAM, Ph.D.

Director of Clinical Services, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia

Darrin Karcher, Ph.D.

Extension Specialist, Michigan State University

Janice Kritchevsky VMD, MS

Professor, Large Animal Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine

Guy Heaton Loneragan, Ph.D.

Professor of Food Safety and Public Health, College of Agricultural and Natural Resources, Texas Tech University

Joy A. Mench, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Animal Welfare, University of California- Davis

David J. Newman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Swine Extension Specialist, North Dakota State University

Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, Ph.D.

Professor and Director, Swine Research and Training Center, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

James Reynolds, DVM, MPVM

Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Western University

Simone T. Stoute, DVM, Ph.D., DACPV

Assistant Clinical Professor, California Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) Laboratory, University of California-Davis

Yvonne Vizzier Thaxton, Ph.D.

Professor and Director, Center for Food Animal Wellbeing, University of Arkansas

Paul B. Thompson, Ph.D.

Professor and W. K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University

Cassandra B. Tucker

Professor, Department of Animal Science, University of California

Kurt D. Vogel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Animal Science, Department of Animal and Food Science, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Ann C. Wilkinson, DVM

Director of APAC Business Development and Global Alliances, Zoetis Animal Health

Susan E. Watkins, Ph.D.

Professor, Center of Excellence for Poultry Science, University of Arkansas