Wendie Wendt, Executive Director

Wendie is a passionate animal welfare advocate. After graduating from law school, Wendie received her LL.M in taxation and routinely advised animal welfare nonprofit organizations regarding international and U.S. state and federal tax issues. She is a former board member of PAWS, a Seattle-based domestic animal and orphaned wildlife rescue organization. Wendie is also the former Vice-President and Director of Fundraising for US Friends of The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an elephant orphanage located in Kenya. Prior to becoming the Executive Director of Big Life, Wendie served as a director on Big Life’s board. She resides in Seattle, Washington, and can be reached at wendie@biglife.org