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Holly Hazard

Senior Vice President, Programs & Innovations

The Humane Society of the United States

  • Holly Hazard is The HSUS's Senior Vice President of Programs and Innovations. Photo by Amie Chou/The HSUS

Holly Hazard is the Senior Vice President of Programs and Innovations for The Humane Society of the United States, where she manages many of the organization’s departments, including companion animals, wildlife, horses, the animal rescue team, our direct care rehabilitation and sanctuaries and Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association.

Hazard is also responsible for developing and maintaining donor and corporate relations and for administering foundation grants to develop wildlife contraception technology. She serves on the executive management team, the board of the Doris Day Animal League and is President of the Fund for Animals.

From 1987 to 2006, Hazard served as the Executive Director of the Doris Day Animal League, a national lobbying organization with 330,000 members and supporters. In 1986, she co-founded the firm Galvin, Stanley & Hazard, which was featured in the National Law Journal in the spring of 1990 for its work in public-interest, animal-protection law.

Previously, Hazard taught an Animal Law seminar as an adjunct professor of Law at the College of William and Mary. She has served on the board of the Washington Humane Society for more than 20 years.

Hazard studied economics at Ohio University and received her law degree from the College of William and Mary.

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