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Senior Staff Team

  • Ray L Ball
    DVM, MRCVS, Director, Medical Sciences
  • Cheryl Larsen
    VP Business Analytics
  • Kristy Chase-Tozer
    VP Marketing & Sales
  • Jennifer McLachlan
    VP Education
  • Lee Ann Rottman
    General Curator
  • Rob Honahan
    Park General Manager
  • Rhonda Candreva
    Executive Assistant to the CEO
  • Jason Kimmell
    Senior Manager, Maintenance and Facilities
  • Mark Abel
    Director, Finance
  • Keith Baulsir
    Director of Corporate Relations and Partnerships
  • Steve Riddle
  • Director, Special Events
  • Pam Robertson
    Director, Sales
  • Justin Wyatt
    Director, IT
  • Debbie Brown
    General Counsel and Director, HR
  • Kim Gefre
    Director, Retail
  • Myra Wilson
    Controller, Finance


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Executive Committee

  • Dan Honegger 
  • Marylou Bailey
    Vice Chair, Finance Commitee
  • Laura Farrior 
    Secretary, Nominating & Governance Committee, Marketing Committee
  • Hank Waters
    Treasurer, Chair of Finance Committee
  • Michael Babb
    Chair of Strategic Vision Committee, Government Affairs Committee
  • Sean Butler
    Chair of Compensation Committee
  • Sandy Callahan
    Chair of Audit Committee
  • Casey Trezevant Cathey
    Chair of Nominating & Governance Committee, Government Affairs Committee
  • Santiago Corrada
    Marketing Committee
  • Curt Harbsmeier
    Chair of Government Affairs Committee, Compensation Committee
  • Heather Jordan-Holmes
    Compensation Committee
  • Marty Miller
    Chair of Marketing Committee
  • Bob Rasmussen
    Strategic Vision Committee
  • Robert Thomas
    Finance Committee


  • Greg Bayor
    City Department Designee, Compensation Committee
  • Commissioner Ken Hagan
    Government Affairs Committee
  • Sally Harris
    Audit Committee
  • Representative Shawn Harrison
    Nominating & Governance Committee
  • Mark House
    Compensation Committee, Government Affairs Committee
  • Hunt James
    Strategic Vision Committee
  • Nicole LeBeau
    Nominating & Governance Committee
  • Carl Lindell, Jr.
    Audit Committee
  • Sonya Little
    Mayor Designee, Finance Committee
  • Governor Bob Martinez
    Government Affairs Committee, Strategic Vision Committee
  • John Medaska
    Marketing Committee
  • Mike Morris
    Strategic Vision Committee, Nominating & Governance Committee
  • Stephen Parag
    Marketing Committee
  • Representative Dan Raulerson
  • David Seldin
    Strategic Vision Committee
  • Steve Stagg
    Audit Committee
  • Councilman Mike Suarez
    City Council Designee, Finance Committee
  • Michael Thiel
    Finance Committee
  • Carlton Ward, Jr.
    Strategic Vision Committee
  • Todd Wickner
    Audit Committee, Finance Committee, Strategic Vision Committee

Lifetime Honorary Members

  • Mrs. Mason Lykes
  • Sally Lowry Baldwin

Endowment Foundation

Tomorrow's Zoo Is Being Secured By Growing Today's Endowment

  • Elizabeth Fowler
  • Bet Snyder
  • Lowry Baldwin
  • Dick Stohler
  • Susan Traylor-Lykes

The Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo Endowment Foundation exists to ensure excellence in conservation and education programs, and meaningful recreational experiences with wildlife accessible to everyone.

We also have a community of generous donors who support the endowment by:

  • Contributing an outright gift of cash or securities
  • Making a pledge, typically fulfilled over 1 to 3 years
  • Donating stock or other appreciated property
  • Providing a long-range contribution through a wide variety of estate plans to name a fund
  • Naming Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo in their will, as the beneficiary of life insurance, as part of a trust, or in their Individual Retirement Accounts

For more information, please click here.

New Horizons

Campaign Cabinet

  • Dick Stohler
    Campaign Co-Chair
  • Robert M. Thomas
    Campaign Co-Chair
  • Heather Caswell
  • Curt Harbsmeier
  • Hunt James
  • Bet Snyder
  • Tampa Bay City Pass
  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is operated by the Lowry Park Zoological Society, an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to excellence in education, conservation and research. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is featured among the “Top 25 Zoos in the U.S” by TripAdvisor (2015) and “10 Best Zoos in the U.S.” by Trekaroo (2015). The Zoo is located at 1101 W. Sligh Avenue in Tampa, one mile west of I-275 (exit 48) and is open seven days a week, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 

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