Species360 Team News
Welcome to Joris Verbruggen, who joins Species360 as a Member Support Representative. Joris brings a wealth of experience from Species360 member institution AAP (Animal Advocacy and Protection), where he worked as an outplacement coordinator to permanently re-home rescued animals to zoological institutions. Joris has ZIMS experience and a strong network of zoo and sanctuary relationships in Europe and beyond. He lives near Rotterdam in The Netherlands.
We are celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Species360 Member Support Representative Michele Moses as a caring and ZIMS-rock-star resource for our members - especially focusing on those in Europe and Latin America. Michele has handled over 12,000 issues on behalf of members, provided more than 17,000 translations for ZIMS, and talked with hundreds of institutional and association members – what a decade!!!
The Species360 Member Support and Training team provides assistance every day throughout the year, covering holidays to meet the needs of our members in over 100 countries. In August and September, the team exceeded its performance metrics - again resolving over 90 percent of questions and issues in the first response (goal 85 percent) and with nearly perfect (4.8 out of 5) satisfaction ratings. Congrats team!
We are celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Species360 Member Advocate Kim Larson as a key member of our team.
Dalia A. Conde, Species360 Conservation Science Alliance Director, speaks with Frans Carlson about the importance of educating a next generation of scientists.
Before launching her career in software development, Sarah worked as a zoo keeper at Species360 member institutions Toledo Zoo, Lee Richardson Zoo, Knoxville Zoo, Detroit Zoo, and the Saint Louis Zoo.