Kenya SPCA director awarded MBE

From ANIMAL PEOPLE, July/August 2009:
Jean Gilchrist, in her 40th year as director of the Kenya
SPCA, was in August 2009 named to the Order of the British
Empire–the eighth animal advocate named since 1998, following
International Primate Protection League founder Shirley McGreal
(2008); International Animal Rescue cofounder Alan Knight, David
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust founder Daphne Sheldrick, and the late
Stella Brewer Marsden, founder of the Chimpanzee Rehabilitation
Association sanctuary in Gambia (all 2006); Care For The Wild
founder Bill Jordan, now heading the Bill Jordan Wildlife Defence
Fund (2005); Dogs Trust chair Clarissa Baldwin (2003); and Animals
Asia Foundation founder Jill Robinson (1998).

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