Nominating Committee

From the AZA Bylaws:

ARTICLE II.  Committees, Service Commissions, and Advisors

Section 1.  Nominating Committee

There shall be a Nominating Committee appointed annually. The Number of Nominating Committee members which shall initially be nine (9) and thereafter shall be established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Directors which number shall be no less than five (5) and no more than nine (9). The incoming Chair shall appoint one (1) member from the current Board of Directors and three (3) to seven (7) members (as applicable) who have not held an elective office within the previous three (3) years and have been Professional Fellow members in good standing for five (5) years or more.  The Immediate Past Chair (or, in the event of his/her unavailability, the temporarily closest predecessor) shall serve as chair of the committee.

Pursuant to Article IV of these Bylaws, this committee shall submit to the membership nominations for elective offices and the Board of Directors as described in Article I, Section 1, of these Bylaws and for the Ethics Board as described in Article II, Section 5, of these Bylaws. This committee shall not nominate any of its members for such service.


Dr. Chris Kuhar, Chair (Immediate Past Board Chair), Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Bert Castro, Phoenix Zoo
Greg Charbeneau, OdySea Aquarium
Sue Chin, Wildlife Conservation Society
Dr. Brian Davis (Board Chair-Elect), Georgia Aquarium
Norah Fletchall, Buffalo Zoo
Gregg Hudson, Dallas Zoo
Laura Martina, Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Nancy McToldridge, Santa Barbara Zoo
Larry Rivarde, Mystic Aquarium

Staff Liaison
Dan Ashe
Craig Hoover

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