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)
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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 MPhil
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
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
Michelle Kutzler DVM, PhD, DACT
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Associate Professor of Companion Animal Industries, Department of Animal Sciences, Oregon State University
Cathy Moldave MBA
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Founder, Turnstone Animal Health
Steve Zawistowski PhD CAAB
Steve Zawistowski
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
Marie-Paul Lachaud DVM
Head, Program Management Europe, Aratana Therapeutics
David M. Petrick VMD, JD
David Patrick
President, The Delta Consortium Regulatory Consulting, Ltd.
Scott Coonrod PhD
Scott Coonrod
Associate Professor of Reproductive Biology, Baker Institute for Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
Julie Levy DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Julie Levy
Director, Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
Andrew N. Rowan PhD
President, WellBeing International; Retired Chief Scientific Officer, The HSUS

M.A. Driancourt PhD, DSc
Former Associate Director, Research & Science, MSD Animal Health Innovation
Joanne Maki MS, DVM, PhD
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Technical Director, Veterinary Public Health, Global Commercial Development, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health 
Margaret Slater DVM, PhD
Margaret Slater
Senior Director of Research, Strategy & Research, ASPCA® 

ACC&D Staff

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