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.

Chair
Nick Espinosa, Houston Zoo

Vice Chair
Alyssa Pacaut, Aquarium of the Pacific

Board Liaison
Gregg Hudson, Dallas Zoo

Staff Liaison
Jeff Dow

Members
TR Amrine, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden 
Sara Greene, Zoo Miami
Lindsay Hutchison, Tulsa Zoo
Liz Littman, Friends of Zoo Boise
Julie McDearmon, Indianapolis Zoo
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
Christine Zrinsky, Lincoln Park Zoo


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