President and CEO, Animal Humane Society

About Janelle – Janelle Dixon serves as President/CEO and has been at Animal Humane Society for 26 years. Dixon was part of the team that led the effort to merge the Animal Humane Society, HSCA and Greater West Metro Humane Society and has served as President and CEO since the 2007 merger.

In her role as CEO of AHS, Dixon co-founded the Minnesota Animal Welfare Partnership (MnPAW), founded the Minnesota Horse Welfare Coalition, and serves on the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine’s Dean’s Advisory Council.

Dixon is engaged on a national level in the animal welfare industry. She is past board chair of the National Federation of Humane Societies and serves on the board for Shelter Animals Count.

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