Lisa Pedersen, CEO of the Humane Society of Boulder Valley has over 20 years of non-profit management experience. Pedersen joined the Humane Society of Boulder Valley in 1998 as Director of Development and was appointed CEO in June of 2007. She has extensive experience in fundraising, strategic planning, public relations and organizational development. She currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for the Colorado Federation of Animal Welfare Agencies representing over 50 organizations in Colorado in collaborative, legislative and educational efforts. Pedersen is a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA).