We did it! We trust you all had a safe trip home, and for those of you who decided to stay an extra day and sit by the pool, please stay hydrated (c’mon, we had to go there!). We’re going to be digging into the individual sessions more in-depth in future blogs, but here are some highlights from yesterday.
The Association is the only international society of leaders actively leading and managing community animal shelters/animal control agencies.
We admit to having been a little nervous about going virtual for the Spring Conference for Animal Welfare…but wow. Just wow.
The team at The Association is thrilled to kick off the 2020 Spring Conference for Animal Welfare, and we are so ready to host you (and 911 of your colleagues—hello, record-breaking attendance!) over the next two days. One of the perks of a virtual conference? Your helpful conference buddy, of course.
It’s almost time! The Spring Conference for Animal Welfare is just days away, and we’re excited just thinking of all the superpowers the conference speakers will bestow on us. We’ll learn hand-to-hand keyboard warrior combat with Nina Stively, for example, while Dr.
Looking for a respectful, open space to talk with your peers about diversity and inclusivity in animal welfare? Us, too. That’s why we added a new session to the Spring Conference for Animal Welfare.
As many of you know, The Association launched the first digital Compensation and Benefits Survey in 2019, and we’ve recently compiled data received from animal welfare organizations all across the United States, Canada, and beyond. How do salary and benefits at your agency compare with those in other regions and of similar budget size? Check out the Executive Summary , and read on for some notable findings.
The Association’s Katherine Shenar sat down with Oregon Humane’s Brian August, Chief Operating Officer, and Rhonda Palos, Vice President for Human Resources, for the scoop on HR challenges and successes brought on by COVID-19. Listen to the complete interview on Spotify, and read on for the highlights here.
Dr. Josh Fisher, Animal Services Director for Charlotte-Mecklenburg, North Carolina, joined The Association’s EVP Katherine Shenar for a conversation with Jamey Cantrell, Director, Plano Animal Services.
As America moves deep into the struggle against systemic injustice, organizations need tools to listen thoughtfully and communicate with multiple audiences, especially those whose voices have been marginalized. We asked Peter Panepento for a sneak peek at “Communicating to a Divided America,” his session at the upcoming Spring Conference for Animal Welfare, which provides many of these communications resources.
Atlanta Humane Society’s Associate Vice President of Employee Success, Ashley Cassidy, shares her thoughts on next steps in this new normal. How can we set ourselves and our organizations up to successfully serve our communities in new and better ways? COVID-19 has rocked our world.