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March 23, 2012

The HSUS Faith Advisory Council

The council includes leading scholars, representatives from a range of religious denominations and faiths

The Humane Society of the United States' Faith Advisory Council is an impressive collection of leading scholars and representatives from a range of religious denominations, faiths, and backgrounds.

“Religious leaders have led the way in confronting cruelty to animals, and they’ve always had a prominent place in our organization,” said HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle.  “The Humane Society of the United States’ new Faith Advisory Council continues this legacy with a diverse and exceptional group of caring individuals who have committed to providing moral and spiritual guidance for the organization and its supporters.” 

The members are:

*Institutional affiliations are listed for identification purposes only

The Faith Advisory Council will play a leading role in reminding people to be responsible stewards and caretakers of God’s creation.

Council members will provide strategic guidance for the organization and its leadership. Each councilmember will also serve as an ambassador to The HSUS in his or her respective community, including providing spiritual support for leaders who have taken a stand on animal welfare issues in their region. The council posts on the standing committee are volunteer positions.

About The HSUS Faith Outreach program

The HSUS Faith Outreach program engages faith communities, leaders, and institutions with animal protection issues, on the premise that religious values call upon us to act in a kind and merciful way towards all creatures.

Updated 11/20/2012

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