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

Executive Assistant and Office Manager

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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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Troy Johnson


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Board Members

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

Executive Vice President, Emeritus Qualcomm Incorporated

Kristen Lukas, Ph.D. (Vice Chair)

Director, Conservation and Science, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

David S. Singer (Treasurer)

VP & GM, Public Sector, Paravision

Diane Brierley (Secretary)


Lee C. Ehmke (At Large)

President and CEO, Houston Zoo

Mark Penning, BVSc (At Large)

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

Judith C. Harris (Immediate Past Chair)

Conservationist and Citizen

Mariel Aguirre


Sophie W. Bryan


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

Susan McClellan

San Diego Zoo Global Executive Board and Treasurer

Dennis J. O’Malley

Strategy Consultant

Dennis E. Pate

President and CEO Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

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)

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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