As Campaigns Manager at the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Matt Rossell inspires and engages the public to participate in the organization’s work.

For decades, Matt has dedicated his life to animal protection, serving as campaigns director for Beagle Freedom Project and Animal Defenders International, and as the northwest director of In Defense of Animals. His leadership has led to many successes and advances in local, state, and federal legislation as well as grassroots advocacy. Matt started as an undercover animal abuse investigator, and those profound early experiences and the animals he met continue to inspire him today.