Zoo Board and Staff

KEY STAFF

  • Ron L. Kagan, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
  • Scott Carter, Chief Life Sciences Officer
  • Gerry VanAcker, Chief Operating Officer
  • Jeffrey Evans, Chief Financial Officer
  • Diane Miller, Chief Program Officer
  • Jane Alessandrini, Chief Development Officer

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Executive Committee

  • Lloyd A. Semple, Chair
  • Gail L. Warden, Chair Emeritus
  • Stephen R. Polk, Vice Chair
  • John G. Sznewajs, Treasurer
  • Larry Alexander
  • William Conway
  • Cynthia Ford
  • Alan Kalter
  • Thomas J. Lewand
  • Denise J. Lewis
  • Lisa Lis
  • Shawn Patterson
  • Richard B. Platt
  • Robert G. Riney
  • Sean Werdlow

Directors

  • Matthew S. Ahearn
  • N. Charles Anderson
  • Alisha R. Bell
  • Thomas C. Buhl
  • Beth Chappell
  • Shery L. Cotton
  • Mary Kay Crain
  • Matthew P. Cullen
  • Marvin C. Daitch
  • Dr. Beth Daly
  • Karen Dumas
  • David E. Duprey
  • Matthew B. Elliott
  • Charles Ellis (Bishop)
  • John Erb
  • Burton D. Farbman
  • Jennifer Fischer
  • Marjorie M. Furman
  • Linda Gillum
Directors cont.

  • Allan Gilmour
  • Dr. Terry S. Harvill
  • Jeff Hauswirth
  • Doreen Hermelin
  • Marina A. Houghton
  • Paul Huxley
  • Kelle Ilitch
  • Hassan Jaber
  • Hiram Jackson
  • George G. Johnson
  • Alan J. Kaufman
  • Bonnie Larson
  • Dawn Lee-Cotton
  • Daniel Little
  • Victor Martin
  • Isaiah McKinnon
  • Virinder K. Moudgil
  • Hon. Julie A. Nicholson
  • Stuart Robbins
  • James Rosenthal
  • Melissa Roy
  • Rick Ruffner
  • Anmar K. Sarafa
  • Lawrence M. Scott
  • Grace Shore
  • Andre Spivey
  • Shirley R. Stancato
  • James Tate
  • Joel D. Tauber
  • Jeffrey K. Willemain
  • William Wolfson

Advisory Council

  • Gail Warden, Chair
  • Lynn Ford Alandt
  • Madeleine Berman
  • Nasser Beydoun
  • Kay Cowger
  • Anthony F. Earley, Jr.
  • Ruth R. Glancy
  • Michael W. Jamieson
  • Carolyn Ewald Kratzet
  • Robert P. Roselle
  • Lydia G. Smith
  • Gerald E. Warren
  • Marilyn J. Way