Gina Knepp is the National Shelter Engagement Director for the Michelson Found Animals Foundation and a leading expert in keeping people and their furry families together. Her primary focus is increasing the return to home rate by engaging animal sheltering organizations in finding innovative ways of locating missing pets and, more importantly, helping people not lose their pets to begin with. Gina’s background includes managing the Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento, California. Her experience leading a municipal, open-intake, high-volume shelter adds to her passion for helping lost animals get back home where they belong. Gina is currently on the Board of Directors of the California Animal Welfare Association and on the Executive Committee of Human Animal Support Services with American Pets Alive.