Midge Grinstead
Kansas State Director, HSUS

Midge Grinstead spent 14 years as executive director at a large animal shelter in Kansas.  She helped to overturn or block breed-specific legislation in multiple counties and worked on the passage of the state’s felony cockfighting legislation. Midge co-founded Humane Kansas Legislative Network, a group instrumental in passing Kansas’ felony animal cruelty bill into law.

In addition to serving as a board member of the Kansas State Animal Response Team, she has also served on the Governor’s Board for Companion Animal Legislation. Midge assisted the Kansas Animal Health Department in housing animals seized from animal hoarders, substandard kennels, and other situations involving animal welfare violations.