National Shelter Engagement Director
Gina Knepp is the National Shelter Engagement Director for the Michelson Found Animals Foundation. Her primary focus is increasing the country’s return-to-owner rate by engaging animal sheltering organizations across the nation in finding innovative ways of locating missing pet people. Gina’s background includes managing the Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento, California. Her experience leading a municipal, open-intake, high-volume shelter adds to her passion for helping lost pets get back home where they belong. Previously, she managed high-volume call centers, including 911 and 311. Gina is currently on the board of directors for Cal Animals and on the executive committee of American Pets Alive, launching national animal shelter reform.