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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
Equine Program Manager
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
Director, Farmed Animal Program
Issues: farmed animals
Georgia Hancock, Esq.
Director, Marine Animal Program
Issues: marine life
Mary Lou Randour, PhD
Senior Advisor, Animal Cruelty Programs and Training
Issues: animal abuse
Naomi Rose, PhD
Marine Mammal Scientist
Issues: marine mammals, captivity
Issues: wildlife, wildlife trade, general issues