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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 / Zoo Crew
402.475.6741 ext. 130
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Ryan Gross
Director of Strategic Communications
402.475.6741 ext. 122
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Mel Sinnard
Director of Guest Relations
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Kristin McCoun
Strategic Communications Manager
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Angie Nosal
Strategic Communications Coordinator
-Volunteer & Membership Inquiries
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Stacy Plouzek
Guest Relations Operational Manager
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Jo Kempton
Administrative Assistant
-Membership & Birthday Party Inquiries
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Alyssa Hodes
Education Coordinator
-Zoo Crew Inquiries
402.475.6741 ext. 133
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Kayla McElroy
Senior Development Assistant / Support to the Zoo / Adoptions / Memorials
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Stacy Varga
Human Resource Manager and Accountant
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Jacen Graeb
Facility Manager
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Board of Directors
Aaron Bell, Chair
Greg Dynek, Vice Chair
Katie Ripa, Secretary
James Anderson, Treasurer

Brad Anderson, Tafe Bergo, Bob Caldwell, Brian Cintani, Megan Ehlers, Amanda Garner, Fleur Johnson, Derek Kotschwar, Matt Lehnert, Bruce Meister, Andy Monnich, Jake Muhleisen, Ryan Nelson, Megan O'Connell, Keith Peters, Russ Ripa, Ricki Scully, Jeff Semrad, Jamie Tallman, Len Wyeneth, Shannon Wilkinson, Hank Woods and Michaela Johanns Young