Our Directors and Trustees come from a variety of backgrounds - from business and law to conservation and veterinary medicine. Despite their diverse skillsets, they share one thing in common: a dedication to wildlife conservation. 


MEET THE TEAM

Our Executive and Senior Leadership Team balance the complexities of animal welfare, conservation, education and, of course, creating world-class guest experiences.


Executive Leadership

 

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Dr. Clément Lanthier, President and Chief Executive Officer

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Theresa Roessel, Chief Financial Officer


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Greg Royer, Chief Operating Officer

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Steven Ross, Chief Development Officer


Senior Leadership

 

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Alison Archambault, Director Brand & Engagement

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Shawna Boyko, Director People Services

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Jamie Dorgan, Director Animal Care, Health and Welfare

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Darryl Dziadyk, Director Facilities & Grounds


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Peter Findlay, Director Guest Services

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Kathryne Gibson

Kathryne Gibson, Director Major Gifts

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Adrian Hamfelt, Controller

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Mark Hoshizaki, Director Information Technology


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Dr. Axel Moehrenschlager, Director Conservation & Science

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Len Wolstenholme, Senior Advisor External Relations


MEET THE BOARD

Our Officers of the Board and Board of Directors are comprised of community leaders who help to guide the Calgary Zoo's mission & vision.


Officers of the Board

 

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Glenn Solomon, Board Chair

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Barbara Conkie, Vice-Chair

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Karyn Brooks, Secretary-Treasurer


Board of DIRECTORS

 

Elected by the Calgary Zoological Society, our Board of Directors is made up of 16 to 25 volunteers who work together to create a policy framework for the zoo. Read our current bylaws.

 

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Angela Avery

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Harinder Basra

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Barb Carra

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Jason Clifton


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Bill Fisher

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Denise Hamilton

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Jennifer Koury

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Chris Nixon


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Sheila O'Brien

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Randy Pettipas

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Karen Prentice

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Perry Spitznagel

Perry Spitznagel


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Arlene Strom

Arlene Strom

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Owen Tobert

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