John Grandy

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John Grandy is senior vice president for Wildlife & Habitat Protection for the Humane Society of the US.

"Grandy developed the Cape Wildlife Center, a facility on Cape Cod which provides veterinary care for thousands of wild animals each year and provides educational information for the community. Under his leadership, The HSUS is taking a leading role in a major campaign to end the hunt of Canadian harp seals. In conjunction with the Bellerive Foundation in Switzerland, he organized the Fur Free Alliance as a 501 (c)(3) operation.

"Grandy is a founder and member of the board of directors of the Species Survival Network, president of the Monitor Consortium, founder and a member of the global Fur Free Alliance, and a board member of the Natural Resources Council of America.

"He formerly served as chief executive officer and executive vice president at the Defenders of Wildlife, as staff member and chief assistant to the senior scientist at the President's Council on Environmental Quality, and as administrative assistant to the president for wildlife at the National Parks and Conservation Association. He also worked for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Maryland and at the Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries.

"Grandy received a doctorate in wildlife ecology and management from the University of Massachusetts in 1972, a master's degree in wildlife biology from the University of Massachusetts in 1968, and a bachelor's degree in forestry and wildlife management from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1966." [1]

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  1. John Grandy, Humane Society of the US, accessed September 5, 2008.