Holly Hazard, JD

In 2006, Holly Hazard was named the Chief Innovations Officer for The HSUS. As CIO, her primary focus is developing new initiatives for The HSUS and cultivating strategic opportunities for the organization, with particular focus on corporate partnerships.

From 1987 to 2006 Ms. Hazard served as the executive director of the Doris Day Animal League, a national lobbying organization with 330,000 members and supporters. She also served as the executive director of the League's sister organization, the Doris Day Animal Foundation, which focuses on humane education and the promotion of spay/neuter as a means of controlling pet overpopulation. In 1986 she co-founded the law firm Galvin, Stanley & Hazard, which was featured in the National Law Journal in the spring of 1990 for its work in public interest animal protection law.

Ms. Hazard has also served as vice-president of Geese Peace from 1999-2005, a non-profit, all volunteer organization founded to promote effective, humane solutions to wildlife conflicts that strengthen communities and has served on the board of the Washington Humane Society for over twenty years. Ms. Hazard studied economics at Ohio University and received her law degree from the College of William and Mary.