Patrick Kwan

 Patrick Kwan is HSUS's New York State Director, overseeing legislative and lobbying programs in that state. (Click here for HSUS's New York-specific Facebook page.)

Kwan joined HSUS in 2008 from a public-relations firm that managed Mayor Michael Bloomberg's "Alliance for NYC Animals" program.

Previously, he was executive director of the Student Animal Rights Alliance, a field organizer for Amnesty International USA, and a media assistant for the (PETA-affiliated) Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. 

He also blogs about food and restaurants at