Lauren Campbell and her son, Matthew, became involved with AIR Dogs: Paws for Minds™ in 2012 and she was soon elected to the Board of Directors. In 2013, Lauren and Matthew adopted their AIR Dog, Roxie. Lauren has also served as the Vendor Subcommittee Chair for 2nd Annual Miki & Friends Walk & Run for AIR event, and she has assisted AIR’s Publicity Committee. Lauren attends numerous community events for AIR, as well as mental health-related conferences and serves as an AIR advocate.

Lauren completed her Master of Arts degree in counseling services with distinction through Rider University in 2012, with a concentration in school counseling, and her Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism/mass media at Rutgers University. She is a New Jersey Certified School Counselor and substitute teacher.

“Being involved with AIR and AIR Dogs has definitely been a positive experience for my son, Matthew, and me. Matthew usually doesn’t want to go out, but he’ll do whatever involves our AIR Dog, Roxie. It has been great for alleviating his depression and anxiety in social situations. By being on the Board, I hope to help bring similar benefits to other families.”