Stacy LeBaron has been involved in animal welfare for over 20 years. She currently hosts a three day a week podcast called the Community Cats podcast, where she interviews nationally and internationally renowned experts helping with the problem of cat over-population and cat welfare.
Some of the guests on The Community Cats Podcast mentioned include
- Hannah Shaw, episodes 85, 86, and 123
- Brianna Lovell, episodes 88 and 124
- Steve Smith, episode 137
- Dr. Marty Becker, episode 121
About Stacy LeBaron
Previous to starting the Community Cats Podcast, Stacy served for sixteen years as President of the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society, mrfrs.org. Since the organization’s founding in 1992, the MRFRS has assisted over 105,000 cats and kittens through a variety of innovative programs. Among the MRFRS’s programs are two mobile spay/neuter clinics, known as the Catmobiles, and an adoption center in Salisbury, MA.
During her tenure with MRFRS, Stacy served as a board member and oversaw the MRFRS mentoring program as well as co-chaired the organization’s Development Committee. The MRFRS mentoring program, which began in 2011, assisted 11,000 cats through its work with seventy-seven different animal welfare groups in fourteen states. Stacy also facilitates smaller coalitions in Massachusetts, including the Boston Homeless Cats, Merrimack Valley Partnership and the HubCats Chelsea groups.
Stacy is a current member of the Shelter Medicine Committee at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, Vice President of the Board for Pawsitive Pantry in Vermont and a past board member of the Massachusetts Animal Coalition and the New England Federation of Humane Societies. She serves as the current administrative trustee for the LeBaron Foundation.
Stacy graduated from Vassar College with a focus in Urban Studies, and also attended Boston University, where she studied City Planning and Urban Affairs. She now lives in Vermont with her husband, son, daughter and two cats.
Thanks to Mark Dillon for the connection with Stacy!
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