Board of Directors


Peggy Sloan
Chief Animal Operations Officer
John G. Shedd Aquarium


Christopher Kuhar, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo


Bert Castro
President / CEO
Phoenix Zoo, Arizona Center for Nature Conservation

Past Chair

Jim Breheny
General Director, Zoos and Aquarium, WCS
Jonathan Little Cohen Director
Bronx Zoo


Brian Davis, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President Operations
Georgia Aquarium

Chris Gentile
Western North Carolina Nature Center

Alejandro Grajal, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Woodland Park Zoo

Steve Marshall
Vice President and Managing Director
Audubon Zoo

Lisa New
President and CEO
Zoo Knoxville

Mark Penning, BVSC
VP Animals, Science and Environment
Disney's Animal Kingdom

Tara Riemer, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Alaska SeaLife Center

Adrienne Rowland
Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay

Elizabeth Whealy
President and CEO
Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History


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