Zoo Staff

John Chapo
President/CEO

Evan Killeen
General Manager
402.475.6741 ext. 128
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Randy Scheer
Animal Curator
402.475.6741 ext. 123
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Aimee Johns
Director of Education
402.475.6741 ext. 130
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Ryan Gross
Director of Creative Strategy
402.475.6741 ext. 122
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Mel Sinnard
Director of Operations
402.475.6741 ext. 132
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Kristine Lemons
Director of Development
402.475.6741 ext. 136
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Megan Maslonka
Marketing & Design Coordinator
402.475.6741 ext. 126
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Stacy Johnson
Senior Operations Manager
Volunteer & Membership Inquiries
402.475.6741 ext. 129
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Andy Nelson
Cafe Operations Manager
Zoo Rentals Inquiries
402.475.6741 ext. 127
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Valarie Barrett
Gift Shop Operations Manager
Birthday Parties and Field Trip Inquiries
402.475.6741 ext. 135
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Alyssa Hodes
Education Coordinator
-Zoo Crew Inquiries
402.475.6741 ext. 133
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Emma Hazel
Program Animal Manager
402.475.6741 ext. 149
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Jill Klingensmith
Development Assistant
402.475.6741 ext. 131
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Mark Musick
Development Department
402.475.6741 ext. 136
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Stacy Varga
Human Resource Manager and Accountant
402.475.6741 ext. 124
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Jacen Graeb
Facility Manager
402.475.6741 ext. 121
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Isaac Fuenning
Horticulturist
402.475.6741 ext. 166
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Kristin McCoun
Senior Creative Advisor

Board of Directors
James Anderson, Chair
Hank Woods, Vice Chair
Maja Harris, Secretary
Keith Peters, Treasurer

Taylor Ashburn, Clark Bellin, Bob Caldwell, Brian Cintani, Terri Dunlap, Greg Dynek, Megan Ehlers, Andy Frahm, Amanda Garner, Fleur Johnson, Cary Kline, Derek Kotschwar, Matt McKay, Jeff McPeak, Bruce Meister, Jason Muhleisen, Ryan Nelson, Amanda Ostergard,Kati Ripa, Ricki Scully, Jon Sevenker, Jamie Tallman, Sarah Teten Kanter, Len Weyeneth, Shannon Wilkinson, Michaela Johanns-Young | Ex Officio Members Lynn Johnson and Jerry Shorney

  • Visitors in 2016
    Visitors in 2016

    234,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2016
    CAMPERS IN 2016

    2,600

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400