Diversity Committee

Diversity Committee Mission

Provides advocacy, resources and education regarding diversity and inclusion

Teresa Merry, Monterey Bay Aquarium

Megan Medley, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography 
Dean Watanabe, Fresno Chaffee Zoo

Susan Altrui, Little Rock Zoo
Curtis Bennett, III, National Aquarium
Cassandra Brown-Ray, Saint Louis Zoo
Michael Clifford, GLMV Architecture, Inc
Michelle Coleman, ZooTampa at Lowry Park
Sean Devereaux, Aquarium of the Pacific
Livia Edwords
Laura Klopfer, Friends of the National Zoo
Lindsay Mathisen, Brevard Zoo
Amy Miller, Steinhart Aquarium
Jessica Niven-Kohring, Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Tanya Paul, Oregon Zoo
Mara-Lynne Payne, Tennessee Aquarium
Lisa Peterson, San Diego Zoo Safari Park
LaDora Robinson-Locke, Lincoln Park Zoo
Hannah Rupert, The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Fred Shaffer, Houston Zoo, Inc.
Roger Torbert, Birmingham Zoo

Robert Davis, DRMD Strategies
Chimene Grant Saloy, Audubon Zoo
Craig Jacobs, Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium
Gail Lash, Ursa International
Jo-Elle Mogerman, Saint Louis Zoo
Grayson Ponti, Dallas Zoo

Board Liaisons
Denise Verret, Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

AZA Staff Liaison
Jack Keeney
Amy Rutherford

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