Best Friends Animal Society - Anna Gonce
Anna Gonce, Senior Manager, Community Programs and Services
Anna Gonce is the Senior Manager, Community Programs and Services(CP&S) division of Best Friends.
Before coming to Best Friends, she was the executive director for the Gabriel Foundation, a parrot sanctuary and adoption center in Denver, Colorado.
worked there for two years helping to build a new 40,000-square-foot facility that houses up to 450 birds.
Before that, she worked for the American Humane Association, where she wore many hats, including public relations director and manager of the Animal Emergency Services program.
From March to November 2007, Anna worked as a special projects manager at Best Friends; she helped to launch a number of strategic initiatives.
As the associate director for CP&S, she works closely with our animal help, humane education, campaigns, volunteers, and NMHP outreach teams to create programs and services that benefit animals in communities everywhere.
really appreciates that Best Friends
is willing to give so much away in order to help struggling organizations achieve better results for animals.
feels that Best Friends
shares its failures as well as its successes so that other groups can learn from us and try to do things better.
especially appreciates that we are willing to take risks by bucking conventional wisdom and trying new methods and programs.