Zoo Foundation Board

Zoo Foundation Board Meetings

Foundation Board meetings are traditionally held the fourth Tuesday of the even months at 6 p.m.  All meetings are held in the Louisville Zoo’s Gheens Room unless notified otherwise.

 Feb. 27, 2018  8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
 April 24, 2018  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
 June 26, 2018  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
 Aug. 28, 2018  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
 Oct. 23, 2018  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
 Dec. 11, 2018  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Committee Schedules

Jan. 19, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Feb. 16, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
March 16, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
April 20, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
May 18, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
June 15, 2018 (Cancelled)
July 20, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
August 17, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Sept. 21, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Oct. 19, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Nov. 16, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Dec. 7, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Jan. 16, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Feb. 20, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
March 20, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
April 17, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
May 15, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
June 19, 2018 (Cancelled)
July 17, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
August 21, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Sept. 18, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Oct. 16, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Nov. 20, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Dec. 18, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 Jan. 17, 2018  Noon – 1 p.m.
 Feb. 21, 2018  Noon – 1 p.m.
 March 21, 2018  Noon – 1 p.m.
 April 18, 2018  Noon – 1 p.m.
 May 16, 2018 (Cancelled)  
 June, 20, 2018  Noon – 1 p.m.
 July 18, 2018  Noon – 1 p.m.
 Aug. 15, 2018  Noon – 1 p.m.
 Sept. 19, 2018  Noon – 1 p.m.
 Oct. 17, 2018  Noon – 1 p.m.
 Nov. 21, 2018  Noon – 1 p.m.
 Dec. 19, 2018  Noon – 1 p.m.

SCHEDULE CHANGE: The May 14 and June 11 meetings have been rescheduled for May 30 at 3 p.m., in the Outpost Board Room.

 Jan. 7, 2018 4 – 5 p.m.
 Feb. 19 , 2018 4 – 5 p.m.
 March 19, 2018 4 – 5 p.m.
 April 16, 2018 4 – 5 p.m.
 May 30, 2018 – Outpost Board Room
(Rescheduled May 14 & June 11)
3 – 4 p.m.
 July 16, 2018 4 – 5 p.m.
 Aug. 13, 2018 4 – 5 p.m.
 Sept. 17, 2018 4 – 5 p.m.
 Oct. 15, 2018 4 – 5 p.m.
 Nov. 15, 2018 4 – 5 p.m.
 Dec. 17, 2018 4 – 5 p.m.

 Jan. 16, 2018 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 Feb. 20, 2018 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 March 20, 2018 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 April 17, 2018 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 May 15, 2018 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 June 19, 2018 (Cancelled)
 July 17, 2018 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 August 21, 2018 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 Sept. 18, 2018 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 Oct. 16, 2018 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 Nov. 20, 2018 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 Dec. 4, 2018 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.

SCHEDULE CHANGE: The May 22 meeting has been rescheduled for June 8, 2018 at noon.

Jan. 23, 2018 Noon – 1 p.m.
March 27, 2018 Noon – 1 p.m.
May 22, 2018 (changed to June 8) Noon – 1 p.m.
July 24, 2018 Noon – 1 p.m.
Sept. 25, 2018 Noon – 1 p.m.
Nov. 6, 2018 Noon – 1 p.m.

Meetings are held in the Outpost Board Room at the Louisville Zoo.

 June 22, 2018 (Postponed from June 15, 2018) Noon – 1 p.m.
 Aug. 17, 2018 Noon – 1 p.m.
 Oct. 19, 2018 Noon – 1 p.m.
 Dec. 21, 2018 Noon – 1 p.m.

Current Active Members

Cleo Battle, Executive Vice President, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau

Mark L. Brown, President & CEO, Buffalo Trace Distillery

Wendy Dant Chesser, President & CEO, 1Southern IN

Natalie Houston Daniels, M.D.Bella Pelle Dermatology and Cosmetic Laser Center

Mike Dunleavy Jr., Vice President, Director of Global Communication, Brown-Forman Corporation

R. Wayne Estopinal, Owner, TEG Architects

Larry Florman, M.D., Physician, Assistant Professor, University of Louisville

Sandra Frazier, (Chair), CEO and Managing Member, Tandem Public Relations LLC

Shelisa Gautreaux, Senior Director YUM! Talent Team, YUM! Brands Inc

Thomas Halbleib (General Counsel), Attorney, Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Heidi Hulon, DVM, Senior Veterinary Technical Consultant, Elanco Animal Health

Deborah KingSenior Vice President, King Southern Bank

Mark Loyd, Attorney, Bingham Greenebaum, Doll LLP

Neil MacDonald, CEO/President, Independent II, LLC

Edgardo Mansilla, Executive Director, Americana Community Center, Inc. and Professor, University of Louisville, Kent School of Social Work

Darryl K. Metzger (Past Chair)Senior Vice-President – Financial Consultant, Hilliard-Lyons

Becky Phillips (Treasurer)Partner, Not-for-Profit Services Director, MCM. LLP

Steven Phillips, Director, Compliance & Ethics, LG&E and KU Energy LLC.

Stephanie Shea, Vice President of Airline Security, UPS Airlines

Bob Smith, Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, Papa John’s

Sheryl Snyder (Vice Chair), Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC

William Summers IV, Retired Deputy Mayor, Metro Louisville  

Sunil Thirkannad, M.D.Surgeon, Kleinert-Kutz

Jessica Thompson, Owner, White Clay

Pattie Dale Tye, Enterprise Vice President, Humana

Jan West, Attorney, Goldberg Simpson, LLC

Mark F. WheelerPresident, Central Bank of Jefferson County

Ex-Officio Members

Patrick Mulvihill, Councilman (District 10), Louisville Metro Council

Maury J. Buchart, Buchart & Associates

John Parker Lyons, President, Louisville Zoo Youth Board

Yvette Gentry, Chief of Community Building, Louisville Metro Government

Doug Shaw, Past Chairman