Our Team


Meet the Team

Terry Humphrey

Lobbyist and Director of Governmental Affairs

Terry is the founder and president of Terry Humphrey Public Affairs Group (THPAG) a full-service, bipartisan governmental affairs firm with seven employees. Terry has more than 30 years of experience as a lobbyist, public affairs specialist, and association executive director in Kansas. As our governmental affairs and legislative expert, she provides invaluable experience, a deep understanding of the process, and access to decision-makers. Her determination to succeed has led to the passage of and, at times, the defeat of multiple bills in order to improve animal health in Kansas.

When Terry has free time she recharges with family, friends, and anything outside (but most especially her English garden).

Sheila Martinsen 

Outside General Counsel

Sheila has practiced law in Kansas City for over 25 years, both in private practice and as in-house counsel specializing in the area of intellectual property and general business law. Sheila is a 1991 graduate of Notre Dame Law School and recipient of the Dean Konop Legal Aid Award. At Stray Dog Policy, she serves as General Counsel and represents SDP on legislative issues impacting companion animal health and welfare in Kansas. Sheila is also an active volunteer at Keeler Women’s Center, a ministry focused on empowering women in the urban core through education, advocacy, personal and spiritual development.  

Sheila and her husband Scott are passionate about companion animals and have two rescue puppies and two children.

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