Welcome to the 14th edition of G2Z e-News!
6th National G2Z Summit- Reaching Out To The Community
We are super excited to announce that Early Bird registrations for the 6th
National G2Z Summit will open on Friday May 1!
More information on our speakers, Workshops and the Summit itself can be found here
Bookings for the day long Workshops will also be open on 1 May. Click here
to go to the registration information.
Early Bird registrations will close August 2 2015.
We are looking forward to welcoming Jan McHugh-Smith of Humane Society of Pikes Peak Region as one of our Keynote Speakers. Scroll down for further info on Jan.
Stay tuned for more details on speakers and a draft program.
Have your say
The South Australian Government are currently reviewing the Dog and Cat Management Act and are calling for your feedback. They have also developed a Draft Breeding Code of Practice that you can also provide feedback on. Click here
to find out more. Click here
to read more about G2Z's recommendations for Breeder Permit and other legislation.
6th National G2Z Summit Keynote Speaker Spotlight
Jan McHugh-Smith is the President/CEO of the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, an open-admission organization with two facilities serving 24,000 animals annually throughout Southern Colorado. HSPPR contracts with 10 cities and counties to provide Animal Care and Control services. Jan’s animal welfare experience over the past 30 years also includes being President of the San Francisco SPCA, San Francisco CA; CEO of the Humane Society of Boulder Valley, Boulder CO; and Director of Eagle County Animal Control, Eagle CO.
Previously, Jan served on the American Humane Association Advisory Board, HSUS Companion Animal Advisory Committee, participated in developing the Asilomar Accords and is Vice Chair of Shelter Animal’s Count, working to create a national database for shelter statistics. She is the past Chair of the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA), and served as Chair of CATalyst Council which works to raise the level of care and welfare for cats. Jan speaks on animal welfare issues at conferences all over the United States.
She is a Certified Animal Welfare Professional (CAWA), earned her Bachelors in Music at the University of Colorado, Boulder and a Bachelors of Science at Southern Connecticut State University.
Most importantly she shares her life with her husband, son and 4 wonderful shelter dogs.
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