Board of Directors
Theodora Capaldo, EdD

Theodora Capaldo, EdD

NEAVS President and licensed psychologist

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617-523-6020 at NEAVS or
617-413-0611 after 5:30 p.m.

Theodora Capaldo, EdD, is a Massachusetts-licensed psychologist. She has taught psychology at the college level, served as director of counseling at a liberal arts college, and has maintained a private…More Information…


Lorin Lindner, PhD, MPH

Lorin Lindner, PhD, MPH

NEAVS Vice President and licensed psychologist

Lorin Lindner, PhD, MPH, is a clinical psychologist and preventative health educator practicing in Southern California. She is also the Founder/Director of Serenity Park Sanctuary and Lockwood Animal Rescue Center which…More Information…


Betsy Swart, MSW, PhD

Betsy Swart, MSW, PhD

Sociologist
Director of Amboseli Trust
for Elephants

Betsy Swart, MSW, PhD has worked in the animal protection movement since the 1980s, serving as program director for national and international animal protection organizations. Since 1999, she has been…More Information…


Sarah Luick, Esq.

Sarah Luick, Esq.

Treasurer
President and Board Member of
MA Animal Coalition
MA Administrative Law Judge

Attorney Sarah Luick is administrative law judge in Massachusetts state government. She is a founding member and current chair of the Animal Legal Defense Fund and has served as a…More Information…


Anita Robertson

Anita Robertson

NEAVS Corporate Clerk and nonprofit management consultant

Anita Robertson is a nonprofit management and development expert with more than 30 years of experience. She founded The Grants Goddess, Inc. consultancy in 2000. Her experience ranges from instituting a…More Information…


Advisory Board

NEAVS' Advisory Board complements NEAVS' Board of Directors in their work. Made up of professionals within fields vital to our anti-vivisection work, the following long-standing Advisory Board members bring a…More Information…