Jim Tedford brings to the board a wealth of knowledge in various animal welfare issues and industry best practices. As the committee chair and team captain of one of the Foundation’s K9 Cancer Walks, as well as a long-time donor, Jim is a devoted ally of the Foundation. He currently serves as President and CEO of the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators, a professional association of leaders in the field of animal welfare. Jim has spent more than 20 years in senior leadership roles for local and national animal welfare organization, and in leadership roles in companies supporting the animal welfare profession. “It’s important for me to give back to those who make animals their priority. I’ve made it my life’s mission to serve animals and the people who care for them.” Jim continues to act as a voice for animal welfare issues across the nation.