Houston’s East End is basically ground zero for perhaps the worst stray pet problem in the country. City officials estimate there are 1.2 million…Read More
Amy Mills is a committed servant-leader and advocate for the underserved–-animals and the people who love them. As the Chief Executive Office of Emancipet, she directs the strategic vision and oversees implementation of the organization’s mission. Mills has become a sought-after speaker in the international arena of animal welfare and training. She hosts online training sessions for the ASPCA and spoke at more than 10 conferences in 2014 alone, including the Texas Unites for Animals Conference and the Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Care Expo. Mills has a bachelor’s degree from St. Edward’s University, and completed the University of Texas’ RGK Center Strategic Management for Nonprofits program. She is an alumna of Leadership Austin and is a member of Impact Austin, a women’s philanthropy group. In 2011, she was named the Animal Advocate of the Year at Ten Thousand Villages’ International Women’s Day celebration.