Additionally, the IFAW Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to the
Honorable John Garamendi, Lieutenant Governor of California, for his steadfast
commitment to the environment, conservation, and animal welfare throughout his
service in the California legislature and the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Actor and writer Ben Stein will be recognized with the IFAW Animal Advocate
Award for his longstanding leadership and compassion on issues affecting animals
in crisis - from those abandoned during Hurricane Katrina to those suffering
cruelty in South Korea.