Katie  Lisnik

Katie Lisnik

Katie Lisnik works as the Director of Cat Protection and Policy for The HSUS and is based out of Maine. Lisnik attended the University of Vermont and received her BS in animal science with a minor in wildlife biology. She also received her MS in Animals and Public Policy from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. Her past experience includes work as an animal control officer, a zookeeper, and as program coordinator for a large Maine shelter. She also served as Maine State Director for The HSUS from 2007 to 2011. Lisnik serves as current President of the New England Federation of Humane Societies. The largest and most effective animal protection organization seeking a humane world for people and animals alike, providing hands-on care and services, field education and training, HSUS drives transformational change by combating large-scale cruelties such as puppy mills, animal fighting, factory farming, seal slaughter, horse cruelty, captive hunts and the wildlife trade