April Moore is currently the engagement manager at the Austin Animal Center and previously served as animal protection supervisor for over 10 years with the Field Services Unit, based at the center. She played an integral role in helping the Austin Animal Center become the nations largest nokill openintake animal shelter by developing community policies and programs that promote lifesaving without compromising public safety and connect community members with the resources needed to keep their pets and neighborhoods safe and healthy. The Field Services Unit serves over one million residents in the Austin and Travis County area through response to almost 31,000 calls for service, emergency response, neighborhood canvassing and outreach events. As the Austin Animal Centers engagement manager, April is now working to create neighborhoodlevel programs to address unique animal services needs in highintake, low returntoowner areas in the community and to reposition the centers intake facility as a pet resource center. She also oversees the centers Certified Service Enterprise volunteer program.