Executive Director


Meet Tracy McGonigle, Esq.,  Executive Director
Tracy is not new to the equine world. She grew up in the Chicago area with horses and has been a horse owner since age 9. An attorney specializing in animal welfare laws for over 10 years, Tracy is a welcome asset to the society. She has served as the Chicago Bar Association Animal Law Committee's chairperson twice in the past, as well as its vice-chair and legislative liaison. Tracy is a member of and lecturer for the Animal Law Committee of the Illinois State Bar Association and has been a member of the Animal Law Committee of the American Bar Association.  She is a licensed approved Humane Investigator and Equine Investigator with the Illinois Department of Agriculture and is asked to share her expertise and speak on many animal law related issues throughout Illinois, as well as the nation.