Catherine Eldredge, Tulsa operations manager
Catherine Eldredge is the Best Friends operations embed manager at the City of Tulsa Animal Welfare shelter. Catherine previously worked as the South-Central Regional Strategist and helped shelters in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma become lifesaving organizations by implementing proven programs, practices, and procedures. The work being done in Tulsa 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.