Carter Luke is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, a post he has held since 2006.
Prior to being selected as President, he was Executive Vice President.
efore joining the MSPCA
staff in 1985, Luke
worked for two humane organizations in Wisconsin, starting in 1977.
A former elementary school teacher, he received his bachelor's degree at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, majoring in mathematics with concentrated study in wildlife ecology.
He went to graduate school in Education at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse.
Luke serves on the Boards of a variety of non-profit organizations including the London-based World Society for the Protection of Animals, the American Fondouk in Morocco, and the Thornton Burgess Society in Sandwich, Massachusetts.
has participated in a number of research projects concerning animal population dynamics, hoarding of animals, and the relationship between cruelty to animals and other crime."