The board of directors of the Toledo Area Humane Society has named John Dinon as executive director.
Mr. Dinon has an extensive background in both the animal care and non-profit sectors with over 20 years administrative experience in animal conservation, management and zoo operations. He has held key positions at the Cincinnati Zoo, Detroit Zoo and Binder Park Zoo. Additionally, he has served in the U.S. Peace Corps providing animal husbandry workshops, technical training and land grant assistance to farmers in Costa Rica.
“I’m very excited to be joining the staff of the Toledo Area Humane Society” states Dinon. “This community is lucky to have such a strong organization that not only shelters and provides adoption services for unwanted and homeless animals but also actively intervenes in animal cruelty cases, advocates for animal protection legislation and provides community education about animal welfare issues.”
John is a graduate of Michigan State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree with high honors in dairy science. John resides in Toledo with his wife Randi who is a curator at the Toledo Zoo.
The Toledo Area Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is committed to the welfare of animals by providing temporary shelter and care while seeking permanent homes. Donations from local individuals, corporations and monies generated by fundraisers are the sole source of funding.
- Toledo Area Humane Society | 1920 Indian Wood Circle | Maumee, OH 43537