Key Staff

Josh Clark

Digital Coordinator

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Myriam Watkins

Finance/HR Assistant

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Greg Boone

Senior Database and Research Associate

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Donna Douglas

Director, Data & Donor Information

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Helen Law

Office Manager and Special Projects Assistant

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Shannon Carney

Development Officer

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Tara Sweeney

Manager of Grants and Foundations

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William L. Evans

Project Executive and Senior Advisor

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Donna Gorman

Public Relations/Communications Specialist

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Yntze van der Hoek, Ph.D.

Biodiversity Researcher

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Megan Golder

Digital Marketing and Communications Manager

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Board Members

Judith C. Harris (Chair)

Conservationist and Citizen

Daniel L. Sullivan, Ph.D. (Vice Chair)

Executive Vice President, Emeritus Qualcomm Incorporated

Kristen Lukas, Ph.D. (Secretary)

Director, Conservation and Science, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

David S. Singer (Treasurer)

VP & GM, Public Sector, Paravision

Diane Brierley


Lee C. Ehmke

President and CEO, Houston Zoo

Mariel Aguirre


Lawrence J. Ellison

Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer, Oracle Corporation

Nickolas L. Faust

Senior Resident Scholar, Center for Spatial Planning Analytics and Visualization , Georgia Institute of Technology

Richard A. Horder

Partner, Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter LLP

Greggory Hudson

Executive Director & CEO, Dallas Zoo and the Aquarium at Fair Park

Alicia Grahn Jones

Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Dennis E. Pate

President and CEO Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

Mark Penning, BVSc

Vice President: Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S.

Philip V. Petersen

Founder and President Brookfield Communities, Inc.

Sandra L. Price

Philanthropist and Conservationist

Rebecca F. Rooney

Philanthropist and Conservationist

Tom Stalf

President & CEO Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Alexis Stein


Joanne Truffelman

Former advertising agency owner/nonprofit boards trustee

Carlos Vigil

Vice President, Sales Effectiveness of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc (Southern)

Joey Wilson

President, South Region SapientRazorfish

Sigourney Weaver (Honorary Chair)

Actor and Conservationist

William R. Foster, DVM (Emeritus)

President and CEO, Birmingham Zoo

Glenn L. Felner (Emeritus

Businessman and Rwanda Advocate

Terrance Harps (Emeritus)

Chairman and CEO, Global Concessions, Inc.

Terry L. Maple, Ph.D. (Emeritus)

Consultant and Former Zoo Director

The Hon. R. Kenton Musgrave (Emeritus)

Senior Judge, U.S. Court of International Trade

Mary G. Smith (Emeritus)

Senior Editor, National Geographic (ret.)

Clare Richardson (President Emeritus)

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

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