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Board of Trustees

The role of the Cleveland Zoological Society’s Board of Trustees is to promote Cleveland Metroparks Zoo as a funding priority in our community; encourage Zoo leadership and the community to dream boldly; and, help secure private donations to help fund Zoo innovation and excellence. The Cleveland Zoological Society is an independent, nonprofit 501 (c)3 corporation governed by the Board and managed by the Executive Director.

Virginia D. Benjamin, President **
Theodore Evans, Jr. **
James Francis **
Lydia Harrington **
Chris Kuhar, Executive Director **
   Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Thomas N. Littman **
Margaret Ratner **
Robert J. Rogers, Chairman **
Michael Vaughn **

Loree Connors **
Elizabeth Fowler, Executive Director **
   Cleveland Zoological Society
Eric Hall, Treasurer **
Justin R. Horton, Secretary **
Thomas Leiden **
Shelly Peet **
Robert S. Reitman, Chairman Emeritus **
Lauren Spilman **

Scott T. Berlin
Thomas F. Brenner
George S. Coakley *
Charles R. Emrick, Jr. *
Sally Everett *
Robert U. Fein
Janice Focke
Margaret Fulton-Mueller
Carol Hall *
Elizabeth Hijar
Edward W. Hill
Daniel Klimas
Joseph J. Mahovlic *
Sally Messinger
Greg P. Mulach
Gregg G. Muresan
Christopher Nagel
Brian M. O'Neill
Allyn J. Pytel
John Rupert
Robert E. Soroka
Billie Steffee *
Thomas N. Tyrrell
Daniel R. Warren

Muffy Boland
Marilyn K. Brown *
Dana Demetriou
James P. Even
Gretchen Farrell
Thomas Fistek
Gregory D. Friedman *
Gregory K. Gale
Joseph D. Hatina
Nicole Hilbert
Lisa Hunt
Steffany Matticola Larkins
Randall E. Marcus, M.D.
Allen Mistysyn
Patrick S. Mullin *
Christine Myeroff
Daniel J. O'Loughlin *
Anthony R. Petruzzi
Jacob I. Rosenbaum *
Mary Kay Schneider
Ethan E. Spencer
Nancy Tanis *
Iris J. Vail *

* Life Trustee
** Executive Committee

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The Zoo Isn't Just for Kids!

The Zoo Isn't Just for Kids!

Along with VIP membership, we host a variety of exciting and fun adult-only evening events.

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