AZA News Releases

Category: BoD

Bronx Zoo Director Jim Breheny Sworn-In as Chair of the Board at Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Indianapolis, Indiana – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is announcing the swearing-in of Jim Breheny, Director of the Bronx Zoo, as the new Chair of the AZA Board of Directors. “Jim has been a strong and influential voice within the AZA community for years. Jim’s experience in animal welfare and husbandry, combined with an incredible commitment to field conservation and saving species, make him well-suited to lead us as the next chair of the AZA Board of... Read More
at Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Disney Executive Jackie Ogden, Ph.D. Sworn-In as Chair of the Board at Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Kansas City, MO  – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is celebrating the swearing-in of Jackie Ogden, Ph.D., Walt Disney Parks and Resorts vice president of Animals, Science and Environment, as the new Chair of the AZA Board of Directors. “Dr. Jackie Ogden’s strong leadership and extensive experience will be tremendously beneficial to the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and to all AZA-accredited institutions,” said AZA President and CEO Jim... Read More
at Friday, September 13, 2013

Lincoln Park Zoo President and CEO Kevin Bell Becomes AZA Chair of the Board

Portland, Oregon (September 16, 2009) - Kevin J. Bell, President and CEO of Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo was sworn-in today as Chair of the Board of Directors for the country's most prestigious zoological community - the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Bell, a New York native was literally raised on the grounds of the world-famous Bronx Zoo. His family's house was located behind the reptile house. His father was the zoo's curator of birds. Bell, raised in a culture... Read More
at Wednesday, September 16, 2009


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