Morrison has extensive experience in animal care and disaster response. She joined UAN’s Emergency Animal Rescue Service in 2004 and was instrumental in UAN’s Hurricane Katrina relief effort in 2005, assisting with the operation of a temporary shelter for animals evacuated from
“My experience during Katrina only reinforced my belief that we must include animals in our disaster planning – both to protect them and the people who care for them,” Morrison said. “I am looking forward to promoting animal disaster preparedness in
A retired manager for General Electric, Morrison has also completed disaster training with the American Red Cross and is a licensed wildlife rehabilitator. Earlier this year, she co-founded the Tri-State County Animal Response Team, a group of trained citizens working together to provide disaster planning and relief in 16 counties in
“Bonnie’s background and experience in animal handling and disaster response, along with her excellent leadership skills, will make our animal disaster response team, which is already the best in the nation, even stronger,” said EARS National Director Kay Mayfield.
UAN has more than 3,000 EARS volunteers in the
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