Leadership

Megan Moon

Megan has been working in nonprofit leadership roles since 2005, with a focus in animal protection and humane education. Most recently, she founded and served as the President of the Humane Education Coalition, a collaborative organization that provides resources and teaching tools for educators around the world who teach about animal protection, human rights, and environmental ethics. She has also worked with the Institute for Humane Education, the San Francisco SPCA, and many other animal-focused nonprofits. Currently, Megan is the Board President of Gem City Kitties, a nonprofit cat adoption center and veterinary clinic in the Dayton area. She has also been a board member, advisor, and/or committee member for several organizations globally, including Voiceless, Peace of Mind Dog Rescue, UnChained, Mini Acts for the Greater Good, and Human Rights Educators USA. In addition to her volunteer roles, Megan is a skilled nonprofit consultant who invests in and supports organizations for improved strategy, stronger leadership, and capacity building. 

Megan received her bachelor’s degree in Humane Leadership from Duquesne University, is a Certified Humane Education Specialist (CHES) through the Academy of Prosocial Learning, and received her certification in Animal-Assisted Therapy through Oakland University. Additionally, Megan is the 2020 recipient of the Weller Prosocial Leadership Award. She is passionate about improving the welfare of all living beings, and she believes education is an essential pillar in creating a more compassionate world. Megan resides in southwest Ohio with her husband and rescue dog, Panda. She spends her spare time on her yoga mat, making music with her husband, and taste-testing new plant-based recipes in her kitchen.