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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 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
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Stacy Plouzek
Guest Relations Operational Manager
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-Volunteer & Membership Inquiries
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Jo Kempton
Administrative Assistant
-Membership & Birthday Party Inquiries
402.475.6741 ext. 120
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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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Kayla McElroy
Senior Development Assistant / Support to the Zoo / Adoptions / Memorials
402.475.6741 ext. 131
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Mark Musick
Development Department
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Stacy Varga
Human Resource Manager and Accountant
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Jacen Graeb
Facility Manager
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Kristin McCoun
Senior Creative Advisor
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Board of Directors
Greg Dynek, Chair
James Anderson, Vice Chair
Katie Ripa, Secretary
Hank Woods, Treasurer

Brad Anderson, Aaron Bell, Clark Bellin, Bob Caldwell, Brian Cintani, Megan Ehlers, Andy Frahm, Amanda Garner, Maja Harris, Fleur Johnson, Cary Kline, Derek Kotschwar, Matt Lehnert, Jeff McPeak, Bruce Meister, Ryan Nelson, Megan O’Connell, Amanda Ostergard, Keith Peters, Ricki Scully, Jon Sevenker, Jamie Tallman, Len Weyeneth, Shannon Wilkinson, Michaela Johanns Young