As Vice President of Operations at the Humane Society of Missouri, Debbie Hill oversees two Adoption Centers, the Animal Cruelty Task Force, and the Disaster Response team for the largest animal welfare organization in Missouri. Before joining HSMO in 1996, Debbie was active in animal welfare in Texas as an animal control officer and as executive director of a small shelter. Her tenure at HSMO includes the Missouri 500 Dog Fighting Case and the 7 month operation of a temporary shelter for those animals at an undisclosed location.
Debbie has extensive experience in Disaster Response Management spanning Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Mississippi. Her professional memberships include: Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA), National Animal Control Association (NACA), Missouri SEMA-Animals in Disaster Planning Committee, and Missouri Department of Agriculture Advisory Committee (2003-2008).