John J. McGlone, PhD, is a professor of animal science and cell biology and biochemistry in a joint appointment with Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He is also director of the Pork Industry Institute for Research and Education at Texas Tech. He has done extensive research on the behavior, welfare, and stress physiology of pigs and other research animals, including rodents and macaques. Dr. McGlone served in several capacities on the Council on Accreditation of the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International. He is also a member of several societies, including the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, the American Society of Animal Science, the Animal Behavior Society, and the International Society for Applied Ethology. He has served as the section editor for the Environment and Behavior Section of the Journal of Animal Science, the Federation of Animal Science Societies animal care committee, and the Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine advisory committee.
Eric Raemdonck is the manager of live animals and perishable goods in the International Air Transport Association (IATA). He is in charge of the IATA Live Animals Regulations manual, which contains guidelines for shipping live animals by air. With over 15 years of multimodal cargo transportation experience, he has vast knowledge of and experience with regulatory issues pertaining to the transportation of live animals (particularly primates).
Jennie L. Smith is the coordinator of the Yale Animal Resources Center, a centralized animal facility at Yale University. Ms. Smith oversees animal procurement and receiving for the university. She is also in charge of domestic and international importation and exportation of animals for the university. In addition to her knowledge and understanding of regulatory procedures and policies, Ms. Smith has experience in the ground transportation of rodents and other research animals.
Janice C. Swanson, PhD, is a professor of animal sciences and industry at Kansas State University. She is involved in research and activities addressing animal welfare concerns associated with farm animals exposed to intensive conditions, including confinement and transportation. Before her appointment at Kansas State University, Dr. Swanson worked for the Animal Welfare Information Center at the US Department of Agriculture. She is a member of numerous professional societies, including the Animal Behavior Society, the American Society of Animal Science, and the International Society for Applied Ethology.