Business Operations Committee

Business Operations Committee Mission

  • Expands the AZA business operations constituency by providing networking opportunities that increase and consolidate potential member groups not currently represented
  • Offers professional development by providing annual and regional conference business programming as well as web and print media
  • Develops report methods to track and identify financial trends and set industry revenue standards

Erika Kohler, San Diego Zoo

Vice Chair
Doug Rickenbach, Naples Zoo

Board Liaison
Adrienne Rowland, Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay

AZA Staff Liaison
Gina Velosky

Greg Charbeneau, OdySea Aquarium
Lisa Condoian, Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Jeremy Eddie, Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Wanda Evans, Saint Louis Zoo (Green SAG Liaison)
Linda Falk, Kansas City Zoo
Nancy Filippi, Oakland Zoo
Leslie Forestier, Houston Zoo
Kerry Graves, The Living Desert
Sean Greene, Dallas Zoo
Joe Handy, Georgia Aquarium
Steve Howe, Houston Aquarium
Holly Hunt, International Animal Exchange
J. Carol Kruse, Zoo Miami
Doug Lund, Utah's Hogle Zoo
Sharon Peterson, Seneca Park Zoo Society
Tom Phillips, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Tim Savona, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Dale Schmidt, National Aquarium
Ronda Schwetz, Henry Vilas Zoo
Anne Shimerdla, Blank Park Zoo
Bob Wengel, John G. Shedd Aquarium
Zachary Winfield, Zoo Advisors

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