Honors & Titles
From ANIMAL PEOPLE, September 2010:
(published October 5, 2010)
The Home Box Office biographical film Temple Grandin on
August 30, 2010 won Emmy Awards for Best Actress, Best Supporting
Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Director, and Best Picture.
A Colorado State University professor of livestock handling and
psychology, Grandlin has for more than 30 years worked to reform
slaughterhouse management and design, consulting often with both
animal welfare organizations and the meat industry.
The Sierra Club on September 27, 2010 honored former Care
for the Wild operations director Chris Jordan with the Ansel Adams
Award for conservation photography. The son of Care for the Wild
founder Bill Jordan, Chris Jordan has visually documented the
effects of ingesting plastic on wildlife in remote parts of the
Laura Maloney, most recently senior vice president of the
San Diego Humane Society, has been named chief of staff for the
Humane Society of the U.S. Maloney previously was executive director
of the Louisiana SPCA and was senior vice president for anti-cruelty
operations at the American SPCA.
Robert Atkinson, previously head of wildlife issues for the
Royal SPCA of Great Britain, and formerly scientific advisor to the
Coalition for Captive Elephant Well-Being, is to become chief
executive officer of The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee in November
Scotlund Haisley, introduced as chief executive officer at
In Defense of Animals on June 4, 2010, “is no longer employed by
IDA,” board member and attorney Terri Macillaro confirmed to ANIMAL
PEOPLE on September 17. Previously director of emergency services
for the Humane Society of the U.S., Haisley left HSUS after he was
named in several lawsuits contending that he and other HSUS staff had
improperly conducted searches and seizures of private property on
behalf of law enforcement. Haisley earlier held various posts with
the Washington Animal Rescue League, Peninsula Humane Society, New
York City Center for Animal Care & Control, and PETA. Haisley at
IDA succeeded former International Fund for Animal Welfare disaster
relief coordinator Anand Ramanathan, whose tenure lasted one year.
Marie Belew Wheatley, president of the American Humane
Association from February 2004 to January 2010, in September 2010
became executive director of the Colorado Ballet.