Emily Gelb

Director of Community Solutions, Asheville Humane Society

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Emily Gelb is the Director of Community Solutions at Asheville Humane Society. A NH native, she has worked at AHS for the last 5.5 years and has expanded the department to include multiple community-based programs aimed at increasing access to pet services in underserved communities, providing assistance for individuals in crisis, and keeping pets in homes. As a Returned Peace Corps volunteer she is dedicated to using a participatory approach to community-based programming and is particularly passionate about serving the immigrant community. Emily is currently finishing her Human Animal Support certificate through UTK’s VSW program and has focused her work around homelessness and pets and is also a Veterinary Social Work Coordinator for the AlignCare Program. Emily resides in Asheville, NC with her beloved dog Sisa, who is an Ecuadorian jungle dog, and her recently-adopted cat, Sundew.

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Improving Access to Vet Care

October 09, 2020, 04:30 PM
Pia Cash Emily Gelb

Panel Discussion: COVID-19-What is Essential?

October 09, 2020, 09:00 PM
Emily Gelb Akisha Townsend Eaton Elizabeth Strand Gina Scarzella Colleen Parker

Oath Ceremony: Veterinary Social Work and Veterinary Human Support Certificates

October 10, 2020, 08:15 PM
Christine Miner Addie Reinhard Dawn DiMaria David Dieffenbach Erin Teigen Elissa Nealley Andrews Richard Edling Megan Walsh Joanna Robson Julie Shaw Nancy Saxton Lopez Leslie Nichols Kalin Alvey Nicole Lang Emily Gelb Karen Wimberly Erica Friedhoff Ginger Templeton Gina Scarzella Amy Scanlon Trish Haak Judith Rosen Susan Harris Jessica Drew Tori Oropello Judith Harbour Serena Sutka Betsy "Genie" Bishop Rebecca Poplawski Elmari van der Walt Irene Brady Elizabeth Strand Pamela Sanford Diana Barone