Alabama State Director
With more than 20 years of experience in animal protection, Gilbert promotes animal welfare legislation, fights animal cruelty in all forms, helps animals in danger from man-made and natural disasters, and engages like-minded citizens in the protection of animals.
She was deeply involved in getting Alabama’s felony anti-cruelty law passed, as well as banning hog-dog fighting spectacles and requiring animals to be spayed or neutered before being adopted.
Gilbert has worked with the Alabama Humane Federation for more than a decade as president, board member, and chair of the legislative committee.
Before joining The HSUS in 2008, Gilbert was director of Decatur Animal Services and the Walker County Humane Society. She also worked as an animal cruelty investigator in the greater Birmingham area.
She currently lives in Jasper with a much-loved animal family.
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