NLECAA Advisory Board

Phil Arkow, Coordinator

National Link Coalition

Elizabeth Arps, Manager of Research and Public Policy Services

National Canine Research Council

Cynthia Bathurst, Executive Director

Safe Humane Chicago

Madeline Bernstein


Sheriff Mike Brown

Bedford County Sheriff's Office, VA

Sheriff Keith Cain

Daviess County Sheriff's Office, KY

Stacey Coleman, Executive Director

Animal Farm Foundation

Michael Duffy 

Arizona Coalition for Equines

Humane Society of Southern Arizona and Animal Cruelty Taskforce of Southern Arizona

Lora Dunn, Staff Attorney

Animal Legal Defense Fund

Laura Embleton

Dumb Friends League and Colorado Humane Society

Ann Graves, Manager of Field Services

Seattle Animal Shelter

George W. Harding, IV MBA CAWA

Executive Director

National Animal Care & Control Association

Laurie Kydon

The Promise

David LaBahn


Association of Prosecuting Attorneys

Donna Mathews, Associate Director

Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc. (DVIS)

Ashley Mauceri, Manager of Animal Cruelty Response

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)

Chris Newlin, Executive Director

National Children’s Advocacy Center

Allie Phillips, Director

National District Attorney’s Association, National Center for Prosecution of Animal Abuse, and National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse

Officer Sonia Pujol, President

Association of Police Officers for Animal Defense (APDA)

Dr. Mary Lou Randour, Senior Advisor for Animal Cruelty Programs and Training

Animal Welfare Institute

Justin Scally, National Director

American Humane Association

Joan Schaffner

The George Washington University Animal Law Program and Association of Prosecuting Attorneys 

Andrew Silverstone DVM, Veterinarian

Animal Care Clinic of Virginia Beach

Sheriff Donnie Smith

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Maine

Claudia Swing, Chief, Bureau of Administration

San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office, Animal Cruelty Task Force

Dr. Nuria Querol Vinas MD, President

Group for the Study of Violence Towards Humans and Animals (GEVHA)

Diana Webster, President and Founder

The Native America Humane Society

Sheriff Carolyn B. Welsh

Chester County Sheriff's Office, PA