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Board of Trustees

Member-Elected (Institutional) Trustees

  • Svetlana Akulova, Moscow Zoo, Russia
  • Michael Adkesson, Chicago Zoological Society (CZS) and Brookfield Zoo, USA
  • Rasem Baban: Chair, Tierpark Hellabrunn, München, Germany
  • María Clara Domínguez, Fundación Zoológica de Cali, Colombia
  • Bjarne Klausen, Odense Zoo, Denmark
  • David Page, San Diego Zoo Global, United States
  • Dr. Kazutoshi Takami, Toyohashi Zoo and Botanical Park, Japan
  • Bart Shepherd, Steinhart Aquarium, California Academy of Sciences, United States
  • Dr. Sally Sherwen, Zoos Victoria, Australia

Member-Elected Member Association Trustees

  • Asociación Latinoamericana de Parques Zoológicos y Acuarios (ALPZA): Dr.Alexandra Guerra, Chile
  • Pan-African Association of Zoos and Aquaria (PAAZA): Tracy Rehse, National Zoological Gardens, South Africa
  • Zoo Aquarium Association (ZAA) Australasia: Nicola Craddock, Australia

Permanent Member Associations

  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA): Craig Hoover, Association of Zoos and Aquariums, United States
  • European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA): Myfanwy Griffith, Netherlands
  • World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA): Martín Zordan, Spain

Board-Appointed External Trustees

  • Dr. Onnie Byers, Conservation Planning Specialists Group (CPSG), United States
  • Dr. Paul Calle, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), United States
  • María Clara Domínguez, Secretary, Fundación Zoológico de Cali, Columbia
  • Ghanim Al Hajeri, Al Ain Zoo, United Arab Emirates
  • Dr. Arne Lawrenz, Der Grüne Zoo Wuppertal, Germany
  • Jeanette Olson, Target Corporation, United States
  • Dr. Cheng Wen-Haur, Past Chair, Mandai Wildlife Group, Singapore
  • Dr. Peter Paul van Dijk, Re:wild, United States
  • Jim Guenter, Ex Officio, CEO, Species360, United States

The member-elected Species360 Board of Trustees sets policies and direction for the organization. The Board is made up of zoo and aquarium directors from around the world, and representatives from regional associations. Trustees serve three-year terms, which may be repeated once, for a total of six years of service.

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