As Director of Shelter Outreach & Engagement for the Humane Society of the United States, Lindsay Hamrick supports partnerships with local animal shelters and rescues for the placement of animals from natural and manmade disasters, provides mentorship and training to animal welfare professionals, and works with the HSUS state directors to engage animal advocates on issues impacting local organizations as well as pets and their families.
She holds a M.S. in Animals & Public Policy from Tufts Veterinary School and was previously the New Hampshire state director for HSUS before transitioning to the role of director of policy for companion animals. Prior to her work in advocacy, she spent almost a decade overseeing operations at three of New Hampshire’s animal shelters.
She lives in New Hampshire with her three dogs, a flock of chickens and, on any given day, an assortment of foster animals.