Advancement Committee

Advancement Committee Mission

The Advancement Committee of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums provides experience and the tools of fundraising and friendraising to the unique challenges of zoos and aquariums.

Co-Chairs
TR Amrine, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
Nick Espinosa, Houston Zoo

Board Liaison
Gregg Hudson, Dallas Zoo

Staff Liaison
Jill Nicoll

Members 
Sara Greene, Zoo Miami
Lindsay Hutchison, Tulsa Zoo
Liz Littman, Friends of Zoo Boise
Christopher Panek, CZS/Brookfield Zoo
Pat Patzer, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
April Strickland, Virginia Aquarium
Mark Stuart, San Diego Zoo
Anne Weber-Smith, Minnesota Zoo Foundation
Shawn Whitman, Zoo Atlanta

Advisers
Cathi Decker, Santa Ana Zoo
Dana Hines, Membership Consultants
Alyssa Pacaut, Aquarium of the Pacific 
Christine Zrinsky, Lincoln Park Zoo


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