Kathy Duncan is the National Programs Director for Humane Canada. She previously served as Animal Services Manager for the City of Brampton. She has dedicated over 30 years to animal welfare in the Province of Ontario. Her background includes working in both the not-for-profit and municipal government sectors and leading open admission animal shelters for municipalities as well as SPCA’s and Humane Societies in Ontario. Kathy is a strong proponent of collaboration across the industry and has chaired the Board of Directors for the Association of Animal Shelter Administrators of Ontario (AASAO) for 12 of the 17 years she was on the Board. She currently sits on the Government Relations Committee for the AASAO. She has been a strong member of the Provincial Animal Welfare Task Force and the Programming Committee for Humane Canada’s 2021 National Animal Welfare Conference. She currently sits on the National Violence Link Coalition and is a member of its steering committee. She is also on the Board of Directors and Advisory Council for One Health Partners.