WAZA Standing Committees

Committee for Population Management 

David Field

Chair

Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS)

Paula Cerdán

WAZA

 

Candice Dorsey

Voting member

AZA (Association of Zoos & Aquariums)

Danny de Man

Voting member

EAZA (European Association of Zoos & Aquaria)

Tracy Rehse

Voting member

National Zoological Gardens of South Africa / PAAZA (Pan-African Association of Zoos & Aquaria)

Wendy Chua

Voting member

SEAZA (South East Asian Zoo Association)/Singapore Zoo

Yolanda Matamoros

Voting member

AMACZOOA (Mesoamerican & Caribbean Zoos & Aquaria Association)

Etsuo Narushima

Voting member

JAZA (Japanese Association of Zoos & Aquariums)

Christian Olaciregui

Voting member

ALPZA (Latin American Zoo & Aquarium Association)

James Biggs

Voting member

ZAA (Zoo and Aquarium Association Australasia)

Kathlyn Mucha

Participating member

Species360

Kathy Traylor-Holzer

Participating member

CPSG (Conservation Planning Specialist Group)

Alexandra Guerra

Corresponding member

ALPZA (Latin American Zoo & Aquarium Association)

Kristine Schad

Corresponding member

AZA (Association of Zoos & Aquariums)

Raymond van de Meer

Corresponding member

EAZA (European Association of Zoos & Aquaria)

John Werth

Corresponding member

PAAZA (Pan-African Association of Zoos & Aquaria)

SP Yadav

Corresponding member

CZA (Central Zoo Authority)

Craig Hoover

Corresponding member

AZA (Association of Zoos & Aquariums)

Laurie Bingaman Lackey

Corresponding member

WAZA

William van Lint

Corresponding member

EAZA (European Association of Zoos & Aquaria)

Ethics and Animal Welfare

Alejandro Grajal

Chair

Woodland Park Zoo

Sara Basque

Assistant to Chair

Woodland Park Zoo

Paula Cerdán

WAZA

 

Candice Dorsey

Member

AZA (Association of Zoos & Aquariums)

Cesare Avesani Zaborra

Member

Parco Natura Viva

Holly Farmer

Member

EAZA (European Association of Zoos and Aquaria)/ Paignton Zoo

Jason Watters

Member

San Francisco Zoo

John Werth

Member

PAAZA (Pan-African Association of Zoos & Aquaria)

Ms Kasumi Nagakura

Member

JAZA (Japanese Association of Zoos & Aquariums) – Yokohama Greenery Foundation – Yokohama Zoo

Nicola Craddock

Member

ZAA (Zoo and Aquarium Association Australasia) – WAZA Council

Paloma Bosso

Member

Parque das Aves

Sally Binding

Member

EAZA (European Association of Zoos and Aquaria)

Simon Marsh

Observer

Wild Welfare

Wen Haur Cheng

Member

SEAZA (Southeast Asian Zoo and Aquariu association) – WRS (Wildlife Reserves Singapore)

Willem Manansang

Member

SEAZA (Southeast Asian Zoo and Aquariu association) – Taman Safari Park

Sally Sherwen

Member

Zoos Victoria

Lance Miller

Member

Chicago Zoological Society

Mara Cristina Marques

Member

Association of Zoos and Aquariums of Brazil

Dr Grace Fuller

Member

Detroit Zoological Society

Claudia Tay

Member

Mandai Wildlife Group

Finance

James Cretney

Chair

Marwell Zoo

Christina Morbin

WAZA

 

Jenny Gray

Member

Melbourne Zoo

Michael Boos

Member

Ocean Park

Clément Lanthier

Member

Calgary Zoo

Theo Pagel

Member

Cologne Zoo

Membership

Thomas Kauffels

Chair

Opel-Zoo

Janet Ho

WAZA

 

Patricia Simmons

Voting Member

North Carolina Zoo

Sonja Luz

Voting Member

Singapore Zoo

Katy Duke

Voting Member

The Deep

Elaine Bensted

Voting Member

Adelaide Zoo

Andrea Echeverry-Alcendra

Voting Member

ACOPAZOA (Colombian Association of Zoos and Aquariums)

John Werth

Voting Member

PAAZA (Pan-African Association of Zoos & Aquaria)

Paul Gosselin

Non-voting Member

Zoo de Granby

Radoslaw Ratajszczak

Non-voting Member

Wroclaw Zoo

Etsuo Narushima

Non-voting Member

JAZA (Japanese Association of Zoos & Aquariums)

Mark Craig

Non-voting Member

Al Ain Zoo

WAZA President, Theo Pagel

Non-voting Member

Cologne Zoo

WAZA Past President, Jenny Gray

Non-voting Member

Melbourne Zoo

WAZA  CEO, Martin Zordan

Non-voting Member

WAZA

Nominating
Chair: Jenny Gray (Zoos Victoria)

WAZA Non-Standing Committees

Associations

Myfanwy Griffith

Chair

EAZA (European Association of Zoos & Aquaria)

Martín Zordan

WAZA

 

Andrea Echeverry

Member

ACOPAZOA (Colombian Association of Zoos and Aquariums)

Cécile Erny

Member

AFDPZ (Association Française des Parcs Zoologiques)

Olga Santacana

Member

AIZA (Iberian Association of Zoos & Aquaria)

Alexandra Guerra

Member

ALPZA (Latin American Zoo & Aquarium Association)

Yolanda Matamoros

Member

AMACZOOA (Mesoamerican & Caribbean Zoos & Aquaria Association)

Craig Hoover

Chair

AZA (Association of Zoos & Aquariums)

Jo Judge

Member

BIAZA (British & Irish Association of Zoos & Aquariums)

Jim Facette

Member

CAZA (Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums)

SP Yadav

Member

CZA (Central Zoo Authority)

Jon Diderichsen

Member

DAZA (Danish Zoological Gardens & Aquaria)

Gert Emmrich

Member

DTG (Deutsche Tierpark-Gesellschaft e.V.)

Karl Görnhardt

Member

DWV (Deutscher-Wildgehege-Verband e.V.), Tiergarten Sababurg

Svetlana Akulova

Member

EARAZA (Eurasian Regional Association of Zoos & Aquariums)

Etsuo Narushima

Member

JAZA (Japanese Association of Zoos & Aquariums)

John Werth

Member

PAAZA (Pan-African Association of Zoos & Aquaria)

Jens Larsson

Member

SAZA-SDF (Swedish Association of Zoological Parks & Aquaria)

Wen-Haur Cheng

Member

SEAZA (South East Asian Zoo Association)

Claudia Igayara

Member

Associação de agregar os Zoológicos e Aquários do Brasil

Erich Kocner / Josef Kindl

Member

UCSZOO (Union of Czech and Slovak Zoos)

Gloria Svampa

Member

UIZA (Italian Union of Zoos & Aquaria)

Volker Homes

Member

VdZ (Verband der Zoologischen Gärten)

Nicola Craddock

Member

ZAA (Zoo and Aquarium Association Australasia)

Aquariums

Elizabeth Tessier

Committee Chair

Aquarium du Québec

Gavrielle Kirk-Cohen

WAZA

 

Keith Sanford

Member

Tennessee Aquarium

Michael Farquhar

Member

Two Oceans Aquarium

Theo Pagel

Member

Cologne Zoo

Al Dove

Member

Georgia Aquarium

Andre Stadler

Member

Alpenzoo Innsbruck – Tirol

Katy Duke

Member

The Deep

Kelly Timmins

Member

Atlantis Dubai

Thomas Koeplin

Member

Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten

Chris Dold

Member

Seaworld Orlando

Clint Wright

Member

Vancouver Aquarium

Judy Mann

Member

South African Association of Marine Biological Research (SAAMBR)

Conservation and Environmental Sustainability

Judy Mann-Lang

Chair

South African Association of Marine Biological Research

Paula Cerdán

WAZA

 

Adrián Sestelo

Member

Ecoparque Ciudad de Buenos Aires

Becca Hanson

Member

Hanson Roberts Studio

Bert Vescolini

Member

Denver Zoo

Bob Chastain

Member

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Bridget Corcoran

Member

Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Carmel Croukamp

Member

Parque das Aves

Christian Olaciregui

Member

Fundación Botánica y Zoológica de Barranquilla

David Musingo

Member

Uganda Wildlife Center

Elaine Bensted

Member

Zoos South Australia (Adelaide Zoo)

Eric Tsao

Member

Taipei Zoo

Jenny Gray

Member

Zoos Victoria

Jens-Ove Heckel

Member

Landau Zoo

Karen Fifield

Member

Wellington Zoo

Kira Mileham

Member

IUCN

Maria Clara Dominguez

Member

Zoológico de Cali

Mike Barclay

Member

Mandai Wildlife Group

Mike Jordan

Member

Chester Zoo

Onnie Byers

Member

IUCN SSC CPSG

Sanna Hellstrom

Member

Korkeasaari/Helsinki Zoo

Sonja Luz

Member

Singapore Zoo

SP Yadav

Member

CZA

Tracey Gazibara

Member

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Palm Oil Subcommittee
Chair: Bob Chastain (Cheyenne Mountain Zoo)
Co-Chair: Tracey Garzibara (Cheyenne Mountain Zoo)
WAZA: Paula Cerdán

Sustainability Subcommittee
Chair: Karen Fifield (Wellington Zoo)
WAZA: Paula Cerdán

Enterprise

Chair: John Frawley (Minnesota Zoo)

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