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Profiles in Leadership Podcast

Profiles in Leadership Podcast

By Tawny Lynn Hammond
This podcast is meant to highlight everyday people doing extraordinary things. The people that Tawny introduces to you while being very unique, they all share a common goal: making the world a kinder, more compassionate, and better place. Welcome to the Profiles in Leadership Podcast.
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Episode 11- Dr. Erin Katribe on COVID-19 and the future

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Episode 12 - Voices of Animal Services Leadership during COVID-19
I checked in with animal services leadership around the nation on what they are doing during the COVID-19 crisis. Listen to the spirit, innovation and hope that they bring to our world.
March 23, 2020
Episode 11- Dr. Erin Katribe on COVID-19 and the future
I talked with Dr. Erin Katribe, Medical Director for Best Friends Animal Society and soon to be interim Medical Director at Palm Valley Animal Society. Dr. Erin offers sage counsel on COVID-19 and what we should know during this crisis. Detailed show notes can be found at: Subscribe at:
March 23, 2020
Episode 10 - COVID-19 and Lifesaving measures in the City of Norfolk, Virginia
One month into the job, City of Norfolk Virginia Animal Care Center Bureau Manager, Michelle Dosson, chatted with me about lifesaving efforts in the face of COVID-19 and what's next for the City of Norfolk. Michelle came to the Norfolk after a stint with Best Friends Animal Society as the Manager of Shelter Outreach and 15 years in the animal services field. Detailed show notes can be found at: Subscribe at:
March 19, 2020
09 - Texas Animal Services Director Talks COVID-19 & Lifesaving
Aaron Johnson, Director of Montgomery County Animal Services, talked with me about how important transport to rescue, fostering and adopting is on the daily for southern shelters, but most importantly at this critical time in history. Aaron and his team were recognized by the Petco Foundation with the 2019 Lifesaving Impact Award and he is a founder of the Progressive Animal Collaboration Team that brings together regional partner for lifesaving in the Houston Region. Detailed show notes can be found at: Subscribe at:
March 18, 2020
Episode 08 - COVID-19 and Animal Shelters with Dr. Ellen Jefferson and Kristen Hassen
The COVID-19 crisis is changing the way we live temporarily. It's also posing a huge immediate threat to companion animals in shelters. Now more than ever your local shelter needs support. I talked with national experts, Dr. Ellen Jefferson - American Pets Alive CEO and Pima County Animal Services Director, Kristen Hassen, about what can be done now. Detailed show notes can be found at: Subscribe at:
March 16, 2020
Episode 07 - Dogtown, Animal Control, and Compassion Fatigue with Faith Maloney
On a visit to Kanab, Utah, I sat down with Faith Maloney, one of the founders of Best Friends Animal Society and a pioneer in animal welfare. Faith also worked to establish Dogtown in the early days of the sanctuary. We chatted about her foundational work creating Dogtown where she served as animal control for three counties and the Paiute Reservation and her own personal experience with compassion fatigue. Detailed show notes can be found at: Subscribe at:
December 4, 2019
Episode 06 - Is Socially Conscious Sheltering just an Attack on No Kill with Stacey Coleman
Is Socially Conscious Sheltering just a front for attacking No Kill? Find out more on my interview with Stacey Coleman, the Executive Director of the Animal Farm Foundation and the National Canine Research Council. Refreshing candor from an intelligent and brave advocate for animals. Detailed show notes can be found at: Subscribe at:
November 18, 2019
05 - Leading from Compassion and Science with Julie Castle
On a recent visit to Southern Utah, I sat down with Julie Castle, the CEO of Best Friends Animal Society and we talked about leading with science, data, compassion, and kindness. Julie is currently leading the national effort of ending the killing of pets in animal shelters. She also recently had to step in on a serious environment threat to the precious water sources near Zion and Bryce National Parks. Julie offers sage counsel for leadership working to make the world a kinder, more compassionate and safer place for all. Detailed show notes can be found at: Subcribe at:
November 11, 2019
04 - Courageous Animal Services Leadership with Paula Powell
I had the pleasure of interviewing Paula Powell, the Executive Director of El Paso Texas Animal Services. Paula riffed on leadership, change, and lifesaving progress in El Paso. A little over a year into her tenure she made time to chat with me about her strategic plans, efforts and goals. It was refreshing to talk to someone who walks her talk each day and understands that animal services leadership is not for the faint of heart. She has the tenacity and courage it takes to rise each day and fight the lifesaving fight. Detailed show notes can be found at: Subcribe at:
November 6, 2019
03 - Leading Municipal Change with Sara Hock
In this episode my special guest is the Executive Director of Joint Animal Services in Olympia Washington, Sara Hock. She talks with me about life saving changes and how to move a municipal animal shelter forward. She riffs on leading change, ensuring accountability, a clear collaborative workplace culture, leaving the world a better place, and living a life of service. Love her vision and tenacity! Detailed show notes can be found at: Subcribe at:
October 24, 2019
02 - Public Health and Pets with Dr. Kimberly Youngberg
In this episode I talked with Dr. Kimberly Youngberg, the Program Chief of Riverside County Animal Services. We talk about why innovative and progressive animal services matters to community well being. Dr. Youngberg has a background in animal services and is currently enrolled in the Executive Leadership Certification program with Best Friends Animal Society. Detailed show notes can be found at Subcribe at:
October 16, 2019
01 - We All Can Change with Aaron Burr
Welcome to the first full episode of the Profiles In Leadership Podcast. In this episode I have a special guest, his name is Aaron Burr. Aaron has created We All Can Change,  a podcast amongst other things that creates a positive and laid back approach to saving the planet. We talk about the environment, push back, and sacrifice. Enjoy. Show Notes - Subcribe at: 
October 7, 2019
00 - Introduction
Welcome to the Profiles in Leadership Podcast. In this episode I will review the foundation and purpose of the podcast and what you can expect. Thanks so much for joining me on the journey and I hope you enjoy listening to the episodes to come. Feel free to recommend podcast guests and topics!
October 4, 2019