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Janelle Dixon, Chair, Animal Humane Society

Lisa LaFontaine, Vice Chair, Washington Humane Society

Anne Reed, Secretary, Wisconsin Humane Society

Jodi Lytle Buckman, Treasurer, ASPCA

Sharon Harmon, Past Chair, Oregon Humane Society

Madeline Bernstein, SPCA-Los Angeles

Sharon Harvey, Cleveland Animal Protective League

Mary Jarvis, Washington Animal Rescue League

Betsy McFarland, Humane Society of the United States

Shelly Moore, Humane Society of Charlotte

Gary Tiscornia, SPCA for Monterey County

Dr. Gary Weitzman, San Diego Humane Society & SPCA

Leslie Yoder, CO Federation of Animal Welfare Agencies


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The National Federation of Humane Societies (NFHS) is a voluntary, non-profit, fee-based trade federation, funded by membership fees. Member organizations are animal shelters, animal care and control agencies, state federations, rescue groups and regional and national animal welfare organizations in the United States.

The Federation concept was conceived as a result of several idea meetings, from which committees of interested animal welfare groups refined thoughts on specific aspects of creating a collaborative federation. As a result of the committee recommendations the National Federation was founded in April 2006 by representatives from local and national humane organizations.

A 15 member Board of Directors was elected by the members in April of 2007.The Board of Directors governs the National Federation and work output is accomplished by working committees made up of members.There are currently 7 working committees active on topics including legislative initiatives, corporate policies, best practices, communications and membership, strategic planning and the National Federation's 2020 Vision.

Click on any of the drop down pages to gain additional information relating to the National Federation.When you are ready to take an active role in being a powerful advocate for companion animals and our industry, please Join US.

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