South Central Regional Specialist
Catherine Eldredge is the regional specialist of the South Central region for Best Friends Animal Society, assisting organizations in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma with reaching nokill by 2025 through lifesaving initiatives. She assists organizations with resources, shelter assessments, mentoring, program development and the creation of strategic plans to increase live release. Prior to joining Best Friends in 2017, Catherine spent over a decade implementing progressive programs in both municipal and nonprofit shelters and leading cities to nokill. Her experience spans roles as adoption counselor and intake coordinator, clinic and lead surgical technician, animal care officer, director of a small municipal program and manager of a large community cat program.