June 2, 2010
Deputy Director of Wildlife
Rebecca Regnery, MSB is the Deputy Director of Humane Society International’s wildlife department. She is responsible for managing wildlife programs and campaigns and represents the organization at international treaties and agreements including the Inter-American Convention on the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles (IAC), the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES), the International Whaling Commission (IWC), and the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC).
Ms. Regnery collaborates with U.S. and foreign governments, international organizations and other non-governmental organizations, industry and consumers to accomplish wildlife conservation and animal welfare goals. She co-chairs the Species Survival Network (SSN) Sea Turtle and Shark working groups and oversees international shark finning policy efforts. She also serves as an elected non-governmental representative for the International Review Panel of the Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program and the General Advisory Committee to the U.S. government on the IATTC. She is a member of the IUCN Marine Turtle Specialist Group and is on the Board of Directors for the Joanna Foundation.
Ms. Regnery’s animal protection experience includes her previous roles as the HSI Deputy Director of International Policy, HSI Program Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, and Project Coordinator for HSUS Campaigns and Planning.
Ms. Regnery holds a Bachelor of Science from the American University and a Master of Science in Business from Johns Hopkins University.