St. Tammany Humane Society Names New Chief Executive Officer
Scott W. Bernier has been named Chief Executive Officer of St. Tammany Humane Society.
The 51-year-old Bernier most recently served as Chief Operating Officer for the Second Harvest Food Bank in the Greater New Orleans area, where he was responsible for the non-profit’s Operations, Programs, Community Kitchen, Transportation and Facilities functions.
Previously Bernier served on the Board of Animal Assisted Therapy Services in Connecticut, a group that provides canine and equine therapy to people with physical, cognitive, psychosocial, and emotional disabilities as part of their other, ongoing treatment.
In 2010, Bernier was Chief Operating Officer for the Connecticut Food Bank, and in 2008, after 20 years in the field of corporate transportation and logistics, he was named Director of Operations for Easter Seals Goodwill in New Haven, CT.
A native of Connecticut, Bernier received his BA in Business Administration from Central Connecticut State University in 1986.
He currently resides in Covington, LA with his wife Lori, four children, and the family dog.
St. Tammany Humane Society is one of Louisiana’s largest non-profit (501)(c), no-kill animal welfare organization and shelter. Since 1953, STHS has been assisting the ailing, abused and abandoned animals of the Gulf Coast region, and relies solely on the financial support of the community.