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Stephanie Shain

Chief Operating Officer

Stephanie Shain joined the Washington Humane Society in September of 2010 as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining the WHS team, Stephanie was a Senior Director at The Humane Society of the United States where she led efforts including investigations, legislative actions, public education and coordination with law enforcement to rescue animals from puppy mills. Prior to that, Stephanie worked within the shelter, veterinary and education arenas to help and work with companion, wild and farm animals. She has a special place in her heart for WHS; she adopted her two dogs from our New York Avenue adoption center. She lives in Washington with her husband and two daughters, their two dogs, four cats, four gerbils, and two guinea pigs.


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