Research Scientific Advisory Group
The mission of the Research Scientific Advisory Group (SAG) is to develop cooperative relationships between AZA, its Animal Programs, its accredited institutions, and the scientific community and provide technical advice to enhance in situ and ex situ wildlife research.
The Research SAG advises the AZA Wildlife Conservation and Management Committee (WCMC), Conservation Department, and Animal Program Leaders on research topics, technologies, and strategies. It is overseen by the WCMC.
The Research SAG is administered by a Steering Committee composed of three Officers (Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary) all of whom are elected from the Research SAG membership. The primary functions of the Research SAG are to:
Interested in Becoming a Research SAG Member?
If you are interested in becoming involved with or obtaining more information about the Research SAG, please contact Kristen Lukas, Chair.