As Operations Administrative Assistant, Gwen Jones helps in the day to day operations of the Animal Legal Defense Fund headquarters. Gwen has an Associate’s Degree from Santa Rosa Junior College and a BA in English Literature from Sonoma State University, where she graduated Cum Laude. Before joining the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Gwen worked one-on-one with formerly abused racing horses and dogs in their rehabilitation and trained detection dogs to protect waterways and detect foulbrood in beehives.
When she’s not at the office she enjoys writing poetry, hiking, and gardening. She lives in Santa Rosa with her husband and three dogs – Paula who was saved from euthanasia as a puppy and two Border Collies, Phlip and Bree – and a one-eyed cat named Peaches.