Scott Giacoppo

Chief community animal welfare officer of Washington Humane Society

Scott GiacoppoScott Giacoppo has been involved in animal protection since 1989, when he became an animal caregiver in Minneapolis. He soon returned to his native home in Boston, Massachusetts, where he began his career with the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. For the next 17 years, Scott worked for the MSPCA in a variety of positions, including his work with the humane law enforcement department, the media relations department and the advocacy team.

Since 2007, he has been serving as the chief community animal welfare officer for the Washington Humane Society in Washington, D.C. He oversees the organization’s community-based programs, including animal control field services, humane law enforcement and the community cats program, which conducts free trap/neuter/return (TNR) services for community cats in the District of Columbia.

Thursday, July 14, 2016
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
No-Kill Strategies: Community and Shelter Policies that Work
Friday, July 15, 2016
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Land of the Titans: Lessons from the No-Kill Field