Our People 2018-05-16T11:25:40+00:00
Maryann Dalton

Maryann Dalton

Chief Executive Officer
Maryann was appointed CEO of Vets Beyond Borders in 2014. Maryann has over 22 years' experience working in the not-for-profit sector; over 14 years in the areas of animal health and welfare.
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She was CEO of the NSW Animal Welfare League for over 8 years, managing 3 animal shelters, 14 volunteer branches across NSW and a vet clinic. She was involved in the building of their state-of-the-art animal shelter at Kemps Creek and worked on plans to build a training vet hospital, animal crematorium, training facility and memorial garden for the shelter. She has extensive experience in managing the day to day financial and administrative affairs for not-for-profit organisations managing strategic plans, budgets and fundraising initiatives.

Having travelled extensively in the USA inspecting animal shelters, training and boarding facilities, grooming establishments and vet hospitals. She was Vice President of Animal Welfare League Australia, a councillor on the NSW Animal Welfare Advisory Council, a member of the AASFA as a participating member of the NSW disaster plan and a member of the companion animal working group of the Australian Animal Welfare Strategy.

Other senior roles she held are Operations Manager of the Pet Industry Association of Australia, General Manager of Girl Guides Australia, Manager of the MS Read-a-thon and Manager of Major Gifts for the MS Society of NSW. Maryann holds a Masters degree in Community Management, majoring in Volunteerism.