Appointed by Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners: Ralph S. Tyler, Esq.
Appointed by Mayor: Matthew D. Gallagher
Ex officio: Mary E. Clapsaddle, designee of State Superintendent of Schools; Beatrice L. Tripps, designee of Baltimore City Council President.
Established March 17, 2004 by the Mayor, City Council, and Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners, the Committee completed its work on May 10, 2006.
MAYOR'S ANTI-ANIMAL ABUSE TASK FORCE
Appointed by Mayor:
Caroline A. Griffin, Esq., Chair
Robert Anderson; Jennifer Etheridge, Esq.; Olivia D. Farrow, Esq.; Aileen Gabbey; Ann Gearhart; Sheryl Goldstein, Esq.; Rev Charles Goods; George Hurd; Robert Johnson; Randall Lockwood, Ph.D.; Kimberly McConkey; Jennifer Mead-Brause; Zoe Michal; Chris Muldowney; Karen Reese; Edward L. Reisinger; Lt. Col. Paul Sheppard.
Created in July 2009 in response to the burning death of a dog named Phoenix, the Mayor's Anti-Animal Abuse Task Force was to make recommendations on ending animal cruelty and dogfighting in Baltimore City.
In its final report of July 30, 2010, the Task Force recommended the creation of a commission to carry on its work.
August 8, 2013
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