Join Us in Our Mission to Professionalize the Pet Industry Through Ethics, Consumer Protections and Professional Competency
As PIAI grows the Board of Directors will be elected from the Organizational Members.
The corporation bylaws allow for a Board of Directors as detailed below. Until such time the Board is fully established the following individuals are Stewarding the Organization.
Niki Tudge, Don Hanson, Debra Millikan and Louise Stapleton-Frappell
PIAI will be a 501c4 nonprofit organization. The nonprofit will be set up with 9 founding organizations that will be represented on the PIAI’s Board of Directors.
About the coalition
The Pet Industry Advocacy International (PIAI) believes there is a need for a high level of oversight in the pet industry across all professional disciplines. Licensing has been a proposed option, but licensing without a strong underlying ethical code of conduct and a minimum standard for knowledge and skills of service providers does not provide the protection and level of service needed by pet owners and their pets