AmPA 2015 Presenter Series: Elizabeth Doyle

Elizabeth Doyle is the senior creative copywriter for Best Friends Animal Society, and head of their copywriting department. She’s been with them for over a decade, and is responsible for writing and overseeing the writing of the fundraising materials, stewardship materials, marketing materials and more for every division, branch and location of the organization. Many […]

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AmPA 2015 Presenter Series: Melissa Miller

Melissa Miller currently serves as a new media coordinator for Best Friends Animal Society. In her role, she manages a number of social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Google Plus. Prior to joining Best Friends, Melissa spent five years at Edelman, the world’s largest public relations firm, working with a multitude of […]

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AmPA 2015 Presenter Series: Brittany Dell’Aglio-Mitchell

Ringworm is a ridiculous reason to die. Ask the tens of thousands of kitties yearly nationwide. Brittany Dell’Aglio Mitchell meets this challenge with optimism and furr-vor, and lives in a world where these felines live to be cleared of their silly little skin infections and move on to their forever homes. Brittany moved to Austin […]

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AmPA 2015 Presenter Series: Lindsay O’Gan

Lindsay O’Gan started her career as a veterinary technician 12 years ago and moved into the non-profit sector in 2005. She helped start APA’s veterinary clinic in 2008 and worked as the clinic manager there until she followed her passion for cats to become the cat foster and rescue manager in 2010. While she ran […]

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AmPA 2015 Presenter Series: Palmer Neuhaus

Palmer Neuhaus is currently employed as a financial advisor. She started volunteering in rescue/shelter at the Cedar Park SPCA while in college. After college, she went on to work for Town Lake Animal Center and helped create their first Heath and Temperament Team which evaluated the animals. While there, she helped transition from the use […]

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AmPA 2015 Presenter Series: Jordan Moerbe

Jordana moved to Austin from El Paso twelve years ago. She worked as an operations manager for Cendant Car Rental Group for 3 years before realizing that it was not at all what she wanted to be doing with her life. She had always loved animals, but had never worked in animal welfare, and jumped […]

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AmPA 2015 Presenter Series: Marc Peralta

Marc Peralta is the Executive Director for Best Friend Animal Society – Los Angeles where he heads up Best Friends program operations in Los Angeles. His duties as Executive Director specifically include the operations for the Best Friend’s Pet Adoption Center in Mission Hills, CA, the NKLA Pet Adoption Center in West Los Angles as […]

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AmPA 2015 Presenter Series: Becky Robinson

Becky Robinson is President and Founder of Alley Cat Allies. With more than half a million supporters, Alley Cat Allies is the nation’s only advocacy organization and recognized authority on cats. Alley Cat Allies leads the movement to protect and improve the lives of all domestic cats. Founded in 1990, Alley Cat Allies filled the […]

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AmPA 2015 Presenter Series: Dr. Ellen Jefferson

Dr. Ellen Jefferson graduated vet school in 1997, starting her career in private practice. Upon starting working in Austin, she became dissatisfied with the 85% euthanasia rate in the city of Austin. Thinking this was an overpopulation problem, she launched large scale efforts to get the owned and unowned pets of Austin spayed and neutered. […]

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