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. 26, 2019  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
 April 23, 2019  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
 June 25, 2019  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
 Aug. 27, 2019  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
 Oct. 22, 2019  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Held in African Outpost)
 Dec. 10, 2019  6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Committee Schedules

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

Jan. 18, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Feb. 22, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
March 22, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
April 19, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
May 24, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
June 21, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
July 19, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
August 23, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Sept. 20, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Oct. 18, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Nov. 15, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Dec. 6, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

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

Jan. 15, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Feb. 19, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
March 19, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
April 16, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
May 21, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
June 18, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
July 16, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
August 20, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Sept. 17, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Oct. 15, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Nov. 26, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Dec. 17, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Meetings are held at the Louisville Zoo’s African Outpost Board Room.

 Jan. 16, 2019  Noon – 1 p.m.
 March 20, 2019  Noon – 1 p.m.
 May 15, 2019  Noon – 1 p.m.
 July 17, 2019  Noon – 1 p.m.
September 18, 2019  Noon – 1 p.m.
November 20, 2019  Noon – 1 p.m.

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

 Jan. 14, 2019 4 – 5 p.m.
 Feb. 11, 2019 4 – 5 p.m.
 March 12, 2019 4 – 5 p.m.
 April 9, 2019 4 – 5 p.m.
 May 14, 2019 4 – 5 p.m.
 June 11, 2019 4 – 5 p.m.
 July 9, 2019 4 – 5 p.m.
 August 13, 2019 4 – 5 p.m.
 September 10, 2019 4 – 5 p.m.
 October 8, 2019 4 – 5 p.m.
 November 5, 2019 4 – 5 p.m.
 December 16, 2019 4 – 5 p.m.

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

 Jan. 15, 2019 (cancelled)
 Feb. 19, 2019 (cancelled)
 March 19, 2019 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 April 16, 2019 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 May 21, 2019 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 June 18, 2019 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 July 16, 2019 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 August 20, 2019
5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 September 17, 2019 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 October 15, 2019 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 November 26, 2019 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
 December 17, 2019 5:45 – 7:30 p.m.

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

Jan. 22, 2019 Noon – 1 p.m.
March 26, 2019 Noon – 1 p.m.
May 28, 2019 Noon – 1 p.m.
July 23, 2019 Noon – 1 p.m.
September 24, 2019 Noon – 1 p.m.
November 12, 2019 Noon – 1 p.m.

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

2019 Dates to be announced.

  Noon – 1 p.m.
Noon – 1 p.m.
Noon – 1 p.m.
Noon – 1 p.m.
  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