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  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
 June 23, 2020  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
 Aug. 25, 2020  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
 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 25, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
June 22, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
July 27, 2020
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
August 24, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Sept. 28, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Oct. 26, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Nov. 23, 2020 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Dec. 28, 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  Noon – 1 p.m.
 May 20, 2020  Noon – 1 p.m.
 July 15, 2020  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 4 – 5 p.m.
 May 12, 2020 4 – 5 p.m.
 June 9, 2020 4 – 5 p.m.
 July 14, 2020 4 – 5 p.m.
 August 11, 2020 4 – 5 p.m.
 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 Noon – 1 p.m.
March 24, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m.
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, Executive Vice President, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau

Jamie Brodsky, Attorney, Stoll Keenon Ogden, PLLC

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

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

Stephanie Shea, Vice President of Airline Security, UPS Airlines

Bob Smith, (Retired) 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

David Tummonds, General Manager, Louisville Gas & Electric

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

Stacey Wade, CEO, Nimbus

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

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

Doug Shaw, Past Chairman