Marketing Committee

Marketing Committee Mission

The Marketing Committee: 

  • Serves as the zoo and aquarium professional community’s leading voice on marketing trends and opportunities.
  • Enhances, elevates and protects the brand and mission of accredited zoos and aquariums through national awareness campaigns.
  • Works to generate new revenue streams by providing expertise and support for building awareness and participation in AZA and its programs.
  • Enhances the quality and professionalism of AZA member marketing staff through annual/regional conferences, sharing of best practices and resources, facilitating networking opportunities, and administration of the annual Excellence in Marketing Award.

Andy Wood, Mystic Aquarium

Amanda Willard, Lincoln Park Zoo

Board Liaison
Brian Davis, Ph.D., Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

AZA Staff Liaison
Jeff Dow
Jessica Puchala

Trish Bump, Phoenix Zoo.
Gregg Dancho, Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
Krista Swan, Oregon Zoo
Ginnie Westmoreland, Saint Louis Zoo

Belén Aranda-Alvarado, Bronx Zoo
Lance Beck, Oregon Coast Aquarium
Ryan Bickel, Blank Park Zoo
Tonja Candelaria, Sacramento Zoo
Laura Doty, Memphis Zoo
Pete Fingerhut, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Judith Klein Frimer, Wildlife Conservation Society
Richard Glover, Texas State Aquarium
Kerry Graves, Birmingham Zoo
Kait Hilliard, Los Angeles Zoo
Courtney Jolly, Naples Zoo
Jennifer Lynch, Brandywine Zoo
Kristie Ray, Georgia Aquarium
Leah Rippe, CZS, Brookfield Zoo
Alexis Wilson, Fort Worth Zoo

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