2021 Online National Animal Welfare Conference Program Committee

Program Chair

Keri Semenko

Animal Care Program, Durham College, Professor & Program Coordinator

Theme Leads  

Toolika Rastogi

Humane Canada™, Senior Manager, Policy and Research
Theme: Diversity, Inclusion and Reconciliation


Kristina O’Hanley

Guelph Humane Society, Community Spay Neuter Coordinator

Theme: Feline Welfare and Behaviour


Kathy Duncan

Legislative Services Department, City of Brampton, Manager, Animal Services

Theme: Community Based Animal Sheltering


Brittany Semeniuk

Winnipeg Humane Society, Animal Welfare Consultant

Theme: Farmed Animal Welfare & Behaviour 


Dr. Alice Crook

Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Adjunct Professor

Themes: Canine Welfare and Behaviour & Challenges to Effective Legal Protection for Animals

Events Support

Mallory Lloyd
Humane Canada™, Manager, Events and Corporate Partnerships


Shannon Ingram
Humane Canada™, Coordinator, Events