Amanda Foster

Amanda Foster holding a cat

Assistant Director of Implementation Analysis

Amanda Foster is the Assistant Director of Implementation Analysis for the Human Animal Support Services project. Previously, Amanda worked in animal welfare research as the Data Coordinator on the Maddie’s Nationwide Fostering study research team. One of the primary focuses of the study was launching and collecting data on safety net fostering programs for animal shelters across the country, which are aiming to use fosters as a solution for keeping owners from surrendering their pets due to temporary circumstances. Prior to that, Amanda has worked in various operations roles in municipal shelters, including community engagement, overseeing intake and animal care departments, and managing animal behavior programs.