GOVERNANCE boards

MISSION

To inspire conservation leadership by connecting people to wildlife and nature.

VISION

The Chicago Zoological Society is a recognized leader in influencing people's actions to conserve wildlife and value nature.

OFFICERs

  • Cherryl T. THOMAS, Chair
  • William C. Kunkler III, Deputy Chair
  • John P. Grube, vice chair, immediate past chair 
  • Elizabeth Hamill BRAMSEN, Vice Chair
  • MerricK M. ELFMAN,  ViCe Chair
    Bert A. Getz, Jr., Vice Chair
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  • MICHAEL P. EMMERT, TREASURER
  • RANDALL G. VICKERY, sECRETARY
  • DR. MICHAEL J. ADKESSON, PRESIDENT & CEO

TRUSTEEs

  • STUART B. aBELSOn
  • WALTER W. BECKY II
  • JENNIFER L. BELLINI
  • JAY D. BERGMAN
  • AMY BEST
  • EDWARD MCCORMICK BLAIR, JR.
  • BARBARA J. BRADFORD
  • JAMES A. BRYAN
  • MICHAEL G. CANNING
  • JOHN A. CARPENTER
  • DR. BONNY CHEN
  • RITA SOLA COOK
  • J.R. DAVIS
  • MICHAEL F. DESANTIAGO
  • GREGORY J. DIDOMENICO
  • michael drai
  • DR. LISA C. FREEMAN
  • SASHA L. GERRITSON
  • DARIUS A. GILL
  • BARBARA A. GRAYSON
  • JOSEPH A. GREGOIRE
  • HEIDI HUIZENGA
  • KEVIN M. KEELEY
  • MOLLY KELLER
  • KEVIN M. KILLIPS
  • BARBARA LEVY KIPPER
  • JERRY MANNE
  • TIM OZINGA
  • HONORABLE TONI PRECKWINKLE
  • ELIZABETH s. QUINN
  • BENITA S. ROMANO
  • MARK G. SANDER
  • KELLEY C. SCHUELER
  • STUART D. STRAHL, PH.d
  • PATRICK E. WHITESIDE

LIFE TRUSTEEs

  • CUSHMAN L. ANDREWS
  • STEPHEN P. BENt
  • JAMES E. BRAMSEN
  • MRS. PAUL E. DUCKWORTH
  • PETER B. FREEMAN
  • DENNIS J. KELLER
  • JACK L. KUBIK
  • MRS. FREDERICK C. MEYERS
  • HOWARD B. SIMPSON
  • JOHN W. TAYLOR, III
  • WILLIAM E. THONN
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GOVERNING MEMBERs

  • Susan K. AnzaldI
  • Steven C. Bauer
  • John J. Borland, Jr.
  • Mena Boulanger
  • Elizabeth Hamill Bramsen (GLm)
  • Velma A. Butler
  • Jack V. Carney
  • Doris K. Christopher
  • Robert T. Conrardy
  • Brian T. Cory
  • George M. Covington
  • Terrence O. D’Arcy
  • Carolyn S. Daley
  • Mrs. Patrick F. Daly
  • Richard A. Davis
  • Amy T. Dickinson
  • Katherine Dierkes
  • Zena D. Diggs
  • Carol Ann M. Dvorak
  • Stephanie A. Fisher
  • Dennis J. Forgue
  • Bert A. Getz, Sr.
  • Trina Gordon McCallister
  • Delta A. Greene
  • Ann E. Grube
  • Jonathan C. Hamill (GLM)
  • L. H. Healy, Jr.
  • Richard M. Held
  • Marie H. Hostetler
  • Lisa N. Johnson
  • Charles H. Judy
  • Jennifer A. Kainz
  • Wendell A. Kapustiak
  • Jeffrey B. Keller
  • Eliza L. Kerr
  • Dr. Mukund Komanduri
  • Lee A. Korhumel (GLM)
  • Nicholas Kunkler
  • Natalie Laackman
  • Mrs. William N. Lane III
  • Marcena W. Love
  • Sara N. Love
  • Sandra P. Manne
  • Michael L. Matthys
  • Bruce F. McKenzie
  • Mrs. C. Bruce McLagan
  • Ralph P. Melbourne
  • Michael J. Miller
  • Ira Mirochnick
  • Ralph G. Moore
  • Donna T. Myers
  • Brian J. O’Brien
  • Edmond F. Opler
  • Elliott N. Otis
  • Allen J. Ottens, Ph.D.
  • Amy Ottens
  • Nancy Jo Peters
  • Marion Searle Rice
  • Susan Stokely Rice
  • John W. Rogers, Jr.
  • Heidi L. Rudolph
  • Nan Schaffer, D.V.M.
  • Jack Shaffer
  • Thomas C. Shields
  • Dr. Alissa Shulkin
  • David Hart B. Smith
  • Paul F. Stack
  • David F. Sterling
  • David A.F. Sweet
  • Jennifer Tadin
  • Nancy C. Tameling
  • Caroline R. Tecson
  • Barbara Trees
  • George S. Trees, Jr.
  • Jill Vorobiev
  • Thomas Wenzl
  • laura west
  • Corwith C. White, Ph.D.
  • James W. Wicklander
  • Thomas R. Williams, Jr.
  • Nancy Hamill Winter (GLM)
  • Luisa T. Young
  • Jeffrey R. Yuknis
  • (GLM) GOVERNING LIFE MEMBER

 

For questions regarding our Trustee and Governance Boards, please contact Director of Board Relations Gladys Lopez, gladys.lopez@czs.org