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, Bronx Zoo

Vice Chair
Brian Aucone, Denver Zoo
Allison Tuttle, Mystic Aquarium

John Aikin, Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo
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
Michelle Furrer, Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
Tera Greenwood, CPSP, The SSA Group
Marc Heinzman, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
Jason Jacobs, Sacramento Zoo
Claire Martin, Disney's Animal Kingdom
Chris Pfefferkorn, Birmingham Zoo
Peter Riger, Houston Zoo, Inc.
Rachael Robinson, Oklahoma City Zoo
Thomas Schmid, Texas State Aquarium
Richard Schwartz, Nashville Zoo, Inc.
Allison Tuttle, Mystic Aquarium

Board Liaison
Dwight Scott, San Diego Zoo

AZA Staff Liaison
Rob Vernon

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