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. 25, 2020  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
April 28, 2020  Cancelled
June 23, 2020  5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  (Time Change) – Virtual meeting Link
 Aug. 25, 2020  5 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Time Change) – Virtual Meeting Link
 Oct. 27, 2020  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Held in African Outpost)
 Dec. 8, 2020  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Committee Schedules

Effective beginning May 2019, meetings are held at the Louisville Zoo’s Islands Treetops room.

 Feb 13, 2020 (African Outpost Winter Breakfast)  8  – 9:30 a.m.
 March 12, 2020 (Admin Building – Donut Patrol)  7:30 –  9:30 a.m.
 June 11, 2020 (Oasis Tent – Thank You Lunch)  11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
August 13, 2020 (African Outpost – Summer Breakfast)  Noon – 1 p.m.
November 12, 2020 (Gheens Room – Thanksgiving Lunch) 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Meetings are held at the offices of Frost Brown Todd at 400 W. Market Street on the 32nd Floor.

Jan. 17, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Feb. 21, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
March 20, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
April 17, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
May 15, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
June 19, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
July 17, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
August 21, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Sept. 18, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Oct. 16, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Nov. 20, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Dec. 4, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Meetings are held at the Louisville Zoo in the Islands Treetops room.

Jan. 27, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Feb. 24, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
March 23, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
April 27, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
May 11, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Rescheduled for June 16, 2020 Cancelled
Rescheduled for July 14, 2020
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Rescheduled for August 18, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Rescheduled for Sept. 14, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Rescheduled for Oct. 13, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Rescheduled for Nov. 16, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Rescheduled for Dec. 15, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Effective beginning May 2019, meetings are held at the Louisville Zoo’s Islands Treetops room.

 Jan. 14, 2020  Noon – 1 p.m.
March 18, 2020 CANCELED  
May 20, 2020 CANCELED  
July 15, 2020  RESCHEDULED
August 19 (Virtual Meeting only) Link Coming Soon
Noon – 1 p.m.
September 16, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m.
November 18, 2019 Noon – 1 p.m.

Meetings are held at the Louisville Zoo in the African Outpost Boardroom.

 Jan. 14, 2020 4 – 5 p.m.
 Feb. 11, 2020 4 – 5 p.m.
 March 10, 2020 4 – 5 p.m.
 April 14, 2020 (CANCELLED)
 May 12, 2020 4 – 5 p.m.
 June 9, 2020 4 – 5 p.m.
 July 14, 2020 4 – 5 p.m.
 August 11, 2020 (CANCELLED)
 September 8, 2020 4 – 5 p.m.
 October 13, 2020 4 – 5 p.m.
 November 10, 2020 4 – 5 p.m.
 December 8, 2020 4 – 5 p.m.

Marketing Committee Meetings are held at the offices of Stites and Harbison, 400 West Market Street in Suite 1800.

Jan. 28, 2020 Alternate Date Coming Soon
March 24, 2020 CANCELLED
May 26, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m.
July 28, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m.
September 22, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m.
November 24, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m.

Current Active Members

Cleo Battle, Chief Operating Officer, Louisville Tourism

Jamie Brodsky, Attorney, Stoll Keenon Ogden, PLLC

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

Wendy Dant ChesserEconomic Developer, One Southern IN

Chris CoyleOwner President, Coyle Chevrolet Buick GMC Nissan

Natalie Daniels, M.D.Bella Pelle Dermatology

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

Douglas Edwards, Vice President, Head of Workplace Solutions Humana

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

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

Ulyess GaryVice President of Air Group Security, UPS

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

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

Daro MottFarm Bureau of America

Becky Phillips (Treasurer), CPA, Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP

Stephanie Shea, Vice President of Security, UPS Airlines

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

Erica Tolar, DVM, Veterinary ophthalmologist, Bluegrass Veterinary Vision.

David Tummonds, General Manager, Cane Run Power Generation, Louisville Gas & Electric Company

Pattie Dale Tye, (Retired) Enterprise Vice President, Humana

Stacey Wade, Owner, Nimbus Inc.

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

Nikolas Jones, President, Louisville Zoo Youth Board

Douglas E Shaw, Past Chairman

Nancy Barrett Loucks, President, Friends of the Zoo

Darryl K Metzger (past Chairman), Senior Vice – President, Private Client Group Baird, Senior Vice President – Financial Consultant

James Vincent, Rev., Chief of Community Building, Louisville Metro Government

John Walczak, Director, Louisville Zoological Garden