Maureen "Mo" Maurer
Maureen Maurer is the founder and executive director of Assistance Dogs of Hawaii and Assistance Dogs Northwest. Born and raised in Seattle, she holds a master's degree in canine studies. She and her husband, Will, have dedicated their lives to helping people with disabilities and other special needs live to the fullest with the help of their assistance dogs. Mo and Will live on Maui and on Bainbridge Island, Washington, with their two dogs, Sadie and Samson, along with a constant stream of future heroes in training.