The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement Learning Center
Beyond Labels: The Future of Animal Welfare: A Look Back, Around and Forward (2018)
Recorded On: 06/06/2018
Dr. Haston explores data that highlights key trends in animal welfare and develops a vision for the future. In this session, you will:
- Review the history of animal welfare
- Look at the key trends occurring around the country
- Join a conversation about the meaning of these trends and what they mean for the future
This recording is from the keynote at The Association's June 2018 conference and includes a 30-minute Q&A session with the audience.
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Approved for 1 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credit. (No certificate of completion offered for this recording.)
Chief of Analytics, PetSmart Charities
Dr. Roger Haston received a Ph.D. in geophysics from the University of California Santa Barbara and a MBA in finance from Rice University. After working for Amoco and Arco in Houston, Dr. Haston moved to Colorado in 1998 where he started and grew a successful business in geophysical data processing. He had a strong desire to give back to the community and became involved with Humane Society of Boulder Valley as a volunteer, board member and board chair. He also worked with both for profit and non-profit organizations on strategy and leadership development with a strong focus on creating mission-driven organizations. His passion for helping animals continued to grow and in 2012 he committed himself full time to animal welfare and took over as Executive Director at the Animal Assistance Foundation where he has merged his passion for science, business, and people to help the animals of Colorado and beyond. He has recently joined PetsMart Charities as the Chief of Analytics. He also serves on the boards of National Council on Pet Population and Shelter Animals Count.