Honors and Awards Committee


Evaluates, judges and awards recognition to AZA institutional applicants for professional achievements in multiple categories across many areas of expertise in our profession..

Sue Chin, Wildlife Conservation Society

Vice Chair
Brian Aucone, Denver Zoo

John Aikin, Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo
Michael Allen, Queens Zoo (WCS)
Brian Aucone, Denver Zoo
Sue Chin, Wildlife Conservation Society
Kristen Cytacki, Palm Beach Zoo
Nik Dehejia, Oakland Zoo
Heather Doggett, Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
Thomas Frankie, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
Michelle Furrer, Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
Tera Greenwood, SSA Group
Jason Jacobs, Sacramento Zoo
Claire Martin, Disney's Animal Kingdom
Peter Riger, Houston Zoo Inc.
Rachael Robinson, Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden
Thomas Schmid, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Richard Schwartz, Nashville Zoo, Inc.
Diane Thompson, Binder Park Zoo
Larry Warner, North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island

Board Liaison

Dwight Scott, Saint Louis Zoo

AZA Staff Liaison
Rob Vernon

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