Melissa Dyrdahl of Los Altos Hills has been elected board chairwoman of Humane Society Silicon Valley.
The organization’s seventh annual Walk ‘n Wag Fundraiser is scheduled Oct. 3 at the Humane Society’s new Animal Community Center in Milpitas.
Dyrdahl is co-founder and CEO of Bright Light of Cupertino, which helps donors and non-profit groups connect effectively online. She spent 12 years at Adobe Systems, where she was senior vice president of corporate marketing and communications. She was responsible for Adobe’s philanthropy and community affairs, championing annual corporate giving of more than $15 million.