Clare Callison is the Maddie’s® Director of National Pet Supply and Demand and serves on the Board of Directors for CARE (Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity). She provides guidance and support to help organizations increase their canine lifesaving and improve operations to better serve people and pets. Clare focuses on helping groups improve their adoption practices by breaking down barriers as well as expanding their transport, volunteer, and community partnerships. Before joining American Pets Alive!, she was the Director of Operations for San Antonio Pets Alive for 5 years. Because of her heavy involvement, San Antonio has gone from a 28 percent live release rate to a 90 percent live release rate in over three years. Clare enjoys helping others seek lifesaving solutions to common challenges that exist in working in a high-volume, fast-paced animal welfare organization.