Jill Anderson is a Michigan native who graduated from the University of Michigan, Dearborn with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. During her time in college, Jill worked directing field operations for political campaigns, interned for the Arab American Institute and travelled extensively through Europe and the Middle East. After college she joined the Federal staff of U.S. Congressman John D. Dingell, where she worked for seven years prior to relocating to California.
Jill moved to California in 2005, with her dog Otis and two horses Maya and Red, to merge her two passions — animals and politics. She joined the Return to Freedom Wild Horse Sanctuary team as Director of Development and Communications and currently serves as the Director of Internal Operations. In 2009, Jill Co-Founded Shadow’s Fund, a nonprofit rescue organization for senior dogs and pit bulls. Jill has an incredible love and respect for all animals and dedicates her life to protecting them.