Distinguished Zoo Peeps

w/ Jack 2002

1) Jack Hanna, Ph.D. (Hon)

(Director Emeritus, Columbus Zoo & Aquarium);  Jungle Jack’s Official Fan Page

2) Joan Embery

(Goodwill Ambassador, Zoological Society of San Diego Zoo); Project Animals

3) Julie Scardina

(Animal Ambassador for SeaWorld, Busch Gardens & Discovery Cove)

4) Thane Maynard

(Director, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens)

5) Jim Fowler

(Host, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom)

6) R. Marlin Perkins (deceased)

(Director Emeritus, St. Louis Zoo)

7) Steve Irwin (“The Crocodile Hunter”); (deceased)

(Director Emeritus, Australia Zoo)

8) Brian Keating

(Director of Conservation Outreach, Calgary Zoo)

9) Gerald Durrell (deceased)

(Director Emeritus, Jersey Zoological Park; Founder Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust)

10) Terry Maple, PhD

(Director Emeritus, Zoo Atlanta; Director, Palm Beach Zoo)

11) Prof. Heini Hediger (deceased)

(Director Emeritus, Zurich Zoo)

12) Prof. Dr. Bernhard Grzimek (deceased)

(Director Emeritus, Frankfurt Zoo)

13) Charles R. Schroeder, D.V.M. (deceased)

(Director Emeritus, Zoological Society of San Diego)

14) Kurt Benirshke, M.D.

(Board President Emeritus, Zoological Society of San Diego)

15) Belle Benchley (deceased)

(Director Emeritus, Zoological Society of San Diego)

16) William Hornaday, Sc. D. (deceased)

(Director Emeritus, New York Zoological Park (Bronx Zoo); Founding Dirctor Emeritus, National Zoo)

17) William Conway, Ph.D. (Hon)

(President Emeritus, Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society)

18) Edward Maruska

(Director Emeritus, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden; Interim Director, Los Angeles Zoo)

19) Michael Crowther

(Director Emeritus, New Jersey State Aquarium; Director, Indianapolis Zoo)

20) Harry Wegeforth, M.D. (deceased)

(Founder & President of the Board of Directors, San Diego Zoo)

21) Barry Wakeman (deceased)

(Curator Emeritus, Oklahoma City Zoo; Curator Emeritus, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden)

22) Jeff Swanagan (deceased)

(Director Emeritus, Florida Aquarium; Founding Director Emeritus, Georgia Aquarium; Director Columbus Zoo & Aquarium)

23) Ronald Reuther (deceased)

(Director Emeritus, San Francisco Zoo; Director Emeritus, Philadelphia Zoo)

24) Heinz Heck (deceased)

(Director Emeritus, Munich Zoo)

25) Carl Hagenbeck (deceased)

(Founding Director Emeritus, Tierpark Hagenbeck)

26) Gordon McGregor Reid, Ph.D., Sc.D. (Hon)

(Director General & Chief Executive of The North of England Zoological Society (Chester Zoo))

26) Lee Simmons, D.V.M.

(Director Emeritus, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo)

27) Grace Wiley (deceased)

(Curator, Brookfield Zoo)

28) Edmund Heller (deceased)

(Zoo Director Emeritus)

29) Wes Mannion

(Director, Australia Zoo)

30) Charles Hoessle

(Zoo Director Emeritus, St. Louis Zoo)

31) Murray Fowler, D.V.M

(Director, Prof. & Veterinarian Emeritus)

32) Jeffrey Bonner, Ph.D

(President & CEO, St. Louis Zoo)

33) Kevin Bell

(President & CEO, Lincoln Park Zoo)

34) Eric Miller, DVM Dipl. ACZM

(Senior Vice President; Director of Zoological Operations, St. Louis Zoo)

35) Charles Brady, Ph.D.

(President & CEO, Memphis Zoo)

36) Robert Cook, V.M.D., M.P.A.

(Executive Vice President for Living Institutions, Bronx Zoo-Based Wildlife Conservation Society)

37) Rick Barongi

(Director, Houston Zoo, Inc.)

38) John Prescott (deceased)

(Director Emeritus, New England Aquarium)

39) Lee Ehmke

(Director, Minnesota Zoo)

40) Michael Stoskopf, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACZM

(Veterinarian Emeritus, National Aquarium; V.E., Baltimore Zoo; Prof. NCSU)

41) Mitchell Bush, DVM Dipl. ACZM

(Veterinarian Emeritus, National Zoological Park)

Please feel free to nominate additional zoo, aquarium, and marine park professionals for inclusion on this list.

AZA’s R. Marlin Perkins Award Recipients