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Board of Trustees

Member Elected (Institutional) Trustees:
Svetlana Akulova, Moscow Zoo, Russia
Jackson Andrews, Tennessee Aquarium, United States
Rasem Baban, Hellabrunn Tierpark der Münchner, Germany
Dr. Paul Calle, Wildlife Conservation Society, United States
María Clara Domínguez, Fundación Zoológica de Cali, Columbia
Rodolfo Raigoza Figueras, Experiencias Xcaret, Mexico
Roger W. Germann, The Florida Aquarium, Inc., United States
Bjarne Klausen, Odense Zoo, Denmark
Dr. Arne Lawrenz, Wuppertal Zoo, Germany
Bart Shepherd, Steinhart Aquarium, California Academy of Sciences, United States

Board Elected Member Association Trustees:
Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA): Dr. Etsuo Narushima, Japan
Pan-African Association of Zoos and Aquaria (PAAZA): Dr. Antoinette Kotze, National Zoological Gardens, South Africa
Zoo Aquarium Association (ZAA): Nicola Craddock, Australia

Permanent Member Associations:
European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA): Myfanwy Griffith, Netherlands
Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA): Dr. Robert J. Wiese, San Diego Zoo, United States
World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA): Martín Zordan, Switzerland

Board Appointed Trustees:
Phil Frost, Chair: BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, United States
Paula Brock, Zoological Society of San Diego, United States

Dr. Onnie Byers, Conservation Planning Specialists Group (CPSG), United States
Frands Carlsen, Copenhagen Zoo, Denmark
Dr. Cheng Wen-Haur, Chair-Elect: Wildlife Reserves, Singapore
Member Secretary, Central Zoo Authority (CZA), India
Dr. Peter Paul van Dijk, Turtle Conservancy and Global Wildlife Conservation, United States
Jim Guenter, Ex Officio, CEO, Species360, United States
Linda Hatfield, United States
Kris Vehrs, Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), 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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