Katherine M. Shenar

Katherine M. Shenar

Executive Vice President, The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement

Katherine M. Shenar brings 25 years of experience to her role as the executive vice president for The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement, the only membership association exclusively dedicated to animal welfare and animal care & control professionals. The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement develops strong leaders, promotes standards of practice, and cultivates collaboration to advance the animal welfare profession with a unified voice.

Shenar often speaks on leadership development, organization culture, coalition building, marketing communications, fundraising, and emerging trends in animal welfare. She is the author of the book Coalition Building for Animal Care Organizations, a how-to guide for animal advocates to work collaboratively in communities and has written numerous articles for Animal Sheltering magazine. She resides in Florida with her husband, three dogs, two cats, and an endless stream of foster kittens.

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