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NEAVS Board of Directors

NEAVS Board of Directors
Nathan W. Herschler, J.D.

Nathan W. Herschler, J.D.

Executive Director

As Executive Director of the New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS) and its educational affiliate, Ethical Science Education Coalition (ESEC), Nathan W. Herschler brings his long-standing commitment and expertise in animal protection, program design, and strategic planning to NEAVS.

Nathan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 2005 from Wheaton College…More Information…


Gina Weishaupt

Gina Weishaupt

President

Gina Weishaupt is an executive consultant and coach specializing in motivational training, goal setting, and facilitating positive change in the workplace. As a Sales and Marketing Consultant, she works with clients to develop innovative marketing strategies to drive positive results, and maximize the strengths of the organization.

Gina brings over…More Information…


Theodora Capaldo, Ed.D.

Theodora Capaldo, Ed.D.

President Emeritus

Dr. Theodora Capaldo 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 psychotherapy practice for more than 30 years.

Dr. Capaldo is President Emeritus of the New England Anti-Vivisection Society, its educational affiliate,…More Information…


Karen Allen

Karen Allen

Director

Karen Allen is Director of Development for the Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF), a non-profit organization that designs and implements solar energy solutions for those living in remote, rural villages in the developing world. Her work at SELF brings her full circle to her early career when she spent time…More Information…


Margaret Peppercorn, MD, FAAP

Margaret Peppercorn, MD, FAAP

Director

Dr. Margaret B. Peppercorn, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatrician who was in private practice for more than 30 years before joining NEAVS’ Medical Advisory Board and now Board of Directors.

She is a graduate of Harvard University and Harvard Medical School and completed her pediatric training at Children's Hospital…More Information…


Betsy Swart, MSW, PhD

Betsy Swart, MSW, PhD

Director

Dr. Betsy Swart, MSW, PhD has worked in the animal protection movement since the 1980's, serving as program director for national and international animal protection organizations. Since 1999, she has been the Executive Director of the Amboseli Trust for Elephants, the longest running study of wild elephants in the world.…More Information…