Human Resources Committee


Provides mentoring and networking for HR professionals and input regarding the unique challenges of staffing zoos and aquariums.

Kristin Finney, Houston Zoo, Inc.

Vice Chair
Jeff Vanek, Utah's Hogle Zoo

Nancy Anschel, John G. Shedd Aquarium
Mary Jane Bennett, Indianapolis Zoological Society, Inc.
Austin Brown, Memphis Zoo
Tammy Burnett, Oklahoma City Zoo & Botanical Garden
Michelle Coleman, ZooTampa at Lowry Park
Stephanie Crise, San Diego Zoo
Dustin Deschamp, Saint Louis Zoo
Kristin Finney, Houston Zoo, Inc.
Jeremy Gill, Potawatomi Zoo 
Randy Kyle
Linda Leadbitter, Lincoln Park Zoo
Laura Martina, Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Teresa Merry, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Kasey Neth, The Florida Aquarium
Mara-Lynne Payne, Tennessee Aquarium
Deborah Perry, The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee
Valerie Peticca, Toronto Zoo
Debbie Quihuis, Aquarium of the Pacific
Teaera Radick, Houston Zoo
Suzette Randall, Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium
Corinne Santini, Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
Charlisa Shelly, Kansas City Zoo
Kristen Slocomb, Dallas Zoo
Rachel Summers, Blank Park Zoo
Terrie Terrell, The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
Martha Vaca Perez, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
Jeff Vanek, Utah's Hogle Zoo
Carman Wirtz, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Board Liaison
Margo McKnight, Palm Beach Zoo

AZA Staff Liaison
Jack Keeney

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