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Ruthie Jesus

Field Ops Supervisor

AZ Humane Society

Ruthie Jesus is the Field Operations Supervisor at the Arizona Humane Society (AHS).  She is also an Emergency Animal Medical Technician (EAMT) and a certified Animal Cruelty Investigator through Colorado State University.  Ruthie graduated with honors from Arizona Culinary Institute and spent 7 years as a chef at the Phoenician.  She began at AHS as a foster volunteer and eventually joined the staff as an adoption counselor.  Ruthie has now been with AHS for 8 years and with the field department for 6 ½ years.  The Field Team currently contracts with nine cities in Maricopa County to assist and support police agencies in the investigation and successful prosecution of animal crimes.  Last year, the team responded to more than 7400 calls for animal cruelty and neglect.