County Executive Leopold Seeks New Members for Animal Welfare Council
Advisory panel has led to significant change
Annapolis (August 20, 2012) - County Executive John R. Leopold is seeking new members for the Animal Welfare Council, a citizen panel that has been very successful in leading significant change to benefit pets and pet owners.
“Thanks to this important group of citizens and professionals, we have been able to make numerous improvements to Animal Control, including the addition of a civilian administrator and an effective marketing campaign for adoptable pets,” County Executive Leopold said. “We treat our pets like members of our family. We are constantly working to improve our efforts to find them loving homes.”
County Executive Leopold created the Animal Welfare Council by Executive Order in 2009. The advisory group is committed to the goal of promoting the sensitive and humane treatment of domestic animals and wildlife in Anne Arundel County. To accomplish its mission, the Council is involved in preparing educational tools in support of the humane treatment of animals, promoting special events designed to create awareness of its goals, and reviewing county laws and regulations pertaining to the care and treatment of animals.
Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter to Arlene Kaye Berlin, Director of Boards and Commissions, at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, call 410-222-1090.