From ANIMAL PEOPLE, May 1998:
Ed Sayres, head of the American
Humane Association animal protection division
1995-1997, has been named director of
PetsMart Charities, succeeding Lynn
Jim Tedford, executive director
of the Louisiana SPCA in New Orleans
since 1995, resigned effective April 24 to
become executive director of the Rochester
and Monroe County Humane Society i n
Rochester, New York. Before taking the
New Orleans post, Tedford staffed the former
Humane Society of the U.S. regional
office in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The Humane Society of the U.S.
has promoted Wayne Pacelle to senior VP,
and promoted lobbyist Ann Church, a former
aide to U.S. Senator Birch Bayh, to VP
for legislation, Pacelle’s previous title.
Julie Norman, 50, president of
the Southern Oregon conservation group
Headwaters since 1988, and a leading figure
in the spotted owl controversy, resigned
April 1 to take a breather from public life.
Moving after years of noncompliance
to meet the National Charities
Information Bureau standard that approved
charities may have only one paid staff member
on their board of directors, People For
The Ethical Treatment of Animals h a s
reportedly dropped cofounder Alex Pacheco
from its board, after 17 years. Cofounder
Ingrid Newkirk and former PETA director
of investigations Jeanne Roush r e m a i n .
Michael P. Rodman replaces Pacheco.
The Kentucky Animal Care &
Control Association recently honored Anita
Tyler of Louisville for raising public awareness
about homeless animals, and C a r o l
Carey of Madison County for her lobbying
on animal control legislation.
Jackie Leake, shelter manager of
the no-kill Putnam County Humane
Society in Putnam, New York, since 1987,
has stepped down to focus on managing her
own private sanctuary, Creatures Great &
Small, in Delaware County, New York.