Catherine Eldredge, strategist
Catherine Eldredge is the south-central strategist with a focus on helping organizations in Oklahoma implement proven programs, practices, and procedures. Catherine previously worked as the Operations Manager at the Tulsa Animal Welfare shelter as part of the Best Friends embed program. The work being done in Oklahoma is especially important to her as she is a founding member of Common Bonds, a statewide coalition focused on getting Oklahoma to no-kill.
Prior to Best Friends, Catherine served in multiple roles and departments in non-profit and municipal sheltering. Through these roles she advocated and assisted many communities in implementing progressive programs- including community cat programs. Catherine is passionate about problem solving and evolving the role of animal shelters in communities.