Abigail Appleton, PMP, CAWA

Abigail Appleton joined the Charleston Animal Society in 2016 to lead the No Kill South Carolina initiative, promoting lifesaving strategies and humane shelter care to communities across the state. NKSC is on track to eliminate euthanasia of healthy and treatable pets in our state by 2024.
Before joining the team at CAS, Abigail spent 10 years in senior management at the Humane Society of Pinellas where she helped lead the organization through a variety of natural and manmade disasters, including Hurricane Katrina and three executive transitions. She was a founding board member of MEOW Now, created in 2013 to bring a community cat program to Pinellas County, Florida. She spent 8 years in humane law enforcement and has taught animal shelter standards and emergency animal sheltering to students across the United States.
Abigail is a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator, certified Project Management Professional, certified animal cruelty investigator, and has studied nonprofit business management at the graduate level. She lives in Charleston with 2 dogs and the world’s friendliest cat.

The State of Animal Welfare in SC and NC
Tuesday, February 28 | 10:15am

New ASV Guidelines
Tuesday, February 28 | 2:00pm