A Shared Vision

ACC&D Board of Directors

John Boone PhD (Vice Chair)
John Boone
Research Director, Great Basin Bird Observatory; Board of Directors, SPCA of Northern Nevada; Consultant, HSI, HSUS, GARC
Elly Hiby PhD (Chair)
Elly Hibby
ICAM Coalition Scientific Coordinator; Independent Animal Welfare Consultant 
Betsy Banks Saul MS
Founder, Petfinder.com; Founder, HEAL House Call
Joyce Briggs MS (Secretary)
Joyce w Leo cropped

President, ACC&D
Kevin Morris PhD (Treasurer)
Consultant, Morris Consulting; Associate Research Professor, Inst. for Human-Animal Connection, Graduate School of Social Work, Univ. of Denver

G. Robert Weedon DVM, MPH
Retired Clinical Assistant Professor, Shelter Medicine, University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
Gregory Castle MS
Gregory Castle
Chief Executive Officer Emeritus, Best Friends Animal Society

Amy Nichols 
Vice President of Companion Animals, The Humane Society of the United States

Camille DeClementi VMD
Camille DeClementi


Vice President, ASPCA Animal Hospital


Linda Rhodes VMD, PhD
Independent Consultant

ACC&D Scientific Advisory Board

Cheryl Asa PhD
Cheryl Asa
Retired Director of Research and Director of the AZA Wildlife Contraception Center, St. Louis Zoo
Marie-Paul Lachaud DVM
Head, Program Management Europe, Aratana Therapeutics
Cathy Moldave MBA
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Founder, Turnstone Animal Health
Steve Zawistowski PhD CAAB
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Science Advisor Emeritus, The ASPCA; Adjunct Professor of Animal Behavior and Conservation, Hunter College

Linda Brent PhD, MBA
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Executive Director, Parsemus Foundation

Julie Levy DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Julie Levy
Director, Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
David M. Petrick VMD, JD
David Patrick
President, The Delta Consortium Regulatory Consulting, Ltd.
M.A. Driancourt PhD, DSc
Former Associate Director, Research & Science, MSD Animal Health Innovation
Joanne Maki MS, DVM, PhD
joanne maki
Technical Director, Veterinary Public Health, Global Commercial Development, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health 

Andrew N. Rowan PhD
President, WellBeing International; Retired Chief Scientific Officer, The HSUS

Michelle Kutzler DVM, PhD, DACT
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Associate Professor of Companion Animal Industries, Department of Animal Sciences, Oregon State University
Phil Miller PhD
Phil Miller Photo
Senior Program Officer, Conservation Planning Specialist Group, Species Survival Commission, IUCN

Margaret Slater DVM, PhD
Margaret Slater
Senior Director of Research, Strategy & Research, ASPCA® 

ACC&D Staff

Joyce Briggs MS
Joyce w Leo cropped

President, ACC&D

Valerie Benka MS, MPP
Valerie Benka
Director of Programs, ACC&D
Adelia Hwang JD
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Coordinator, ACC&D