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Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Issues: marine and terrestrial wildlife, general issues
Director, Government Affairs
Issues: congressional issues, companion animals
Joanna Grossman, PhD
Director, Equine Program
Johanna Hamburger, Esq.
Director and Senior Staff Attorney, Terrestrial Wildlife Program
Issues: Endangered Species Act, threatened and endangered species, predator management, wildlife killing contests, Wildlife Services, and the National Environmental Policy Act
Georgia Hancock, Esq.
Director, Marine Animal Program
Issues: marine life
Director, Farmed Animal Program
Issues: farmed animals
Joanna Makowska, PhD
Director and Senior Scientist, Applied Animal Behavior Animals in Laboratories Program
Issues: animals in laboratories
Mary Lou Randour, PhD
Senior Policy Advisor, Animals and Family Violence Program
Issues: animal abuse
Naomi Rose, PhD
Senior Scientist, Marine Mammal Biology, Marine Life Program
Issues: marine mammals, captivity
Senior Scientist, Wildlife Biology, Terrestrial Wildlife Program
Issues: wildlife, wildlife trade, general issues