Executive Director Senior Vice President
Sara Amundson is executive director and senior vice president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, the 501(c)4 legislative and political organization affiliated with The Humane Society of the United States. In this capacity, she manages political and legislative activity for HSLF. She has testified before the U.S. Congress and in various state legislatures on a variety of animal protection legislation.
Amundson has negotiated with the chemical industry to require the addition of a bittering agent in antifreeze nationwide, secure a $4 million appropriation for the research and development of alternatives to animal tests and further 21st century toxicology. She’s managed election activity for the HSLF, including candidate meetings, endorsements, independent expenditures and voter guides. She also serves as the treasurer of the federal, affiliated HSLF PAC. She has been a featured speaker at the University of Virginia Law School, Lewis and Clark Law School and Harvard Law School and has appeared on CNN, ABC News, Fox News and in print for major U.S. newspapers.
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