Alternatives Research & Development Foundation
Sue Leary has a B.S. in biology and M.S. in nonprofit management. Her career has focused on coordination of programs and services; education and advocacy; administration and planning; and, membership development in nonprofit organizations. Since 1995, she has served as president of the American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS) and the Alternatives Research & Development Foundation (ARDF). Aligned with AAVS’s mission, ARDF funds and promotes the development of non-animal alternative methods for use in biomedical research, product testing and educational demonstrations. Sue is executive editor of the AV Magazine and chair of the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics (CCIC), which operates the Leaping Bunny Program. She has served on a number of boards, including the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries.