Our Leaders

With our mission and vision to guide them, these are the people who volunteer their time to make sure the greatness of Cheyenne Mountain Zoo continues.

2021 – 2022 Board of Directors

Officers
Hans Mueh – Chair
Tia Ferguson – Vice Chair
Vic Andrews – Treasurer
Ann Naughton – Secretary
Bob Chastain – President & CEO

Directors

Ed Anderson
JL Austgen
Amy Bales
Matt Carpenter
Mike Edmonds
Peri Faricy
Marsha Fogerty
Stephannie Fortune
Lynn Janeczek
Susan Johnson
Barbara Kalbli
Ken Keene
Carol Kleiner
Kevin Kratt
Trevor Miller
Mari Sinton-Martinez
Sue Switzer
Sally Veitch
Brenda Whitlock
Gary Winegar

Honorary Director
Katherine H. Loo
 
 

Our Staff

With so many animals, programs and events, there’s a lot to do. These are just some of the people who make it all possible.

Bob Chastain, President & CEO
Patty Mussone, Executive Assistant
Tracey Gazibara, Vice President of Philanthropy & Marketing
Kathy French, Vice President of Finance
Dr. Liza Dadone, Vice President of Mission & Programs
Jeff Halter, Vice President of Animal Care
Dave Ruhl, VP of Operations, Campus Planning & Guest Experiences

Elizabeth St.Onge, Human Resources
Nick Kobayashi, HR Generalist
Jenny Hatton, Accountant
Tracy Hill, Finance Assistant

Kelley Parker, Director of Development
Donna Greenfield, Grants & Development Officer
Emily McDermott, Development Officer
Emma Repp-Maxwell, Membership & Annual Gifts Manager
Stephanie White, Membership & Annual Gifts Coordinator
Shannelle Locke, Membership & Donor Records Assistant

Dr. Jon Romano, Head Veterinarian
Dr. Eric Klaphake, Veterinarian
DeeAnn Wilfong, Hospital Manager
Brenda Cordova, Veterinary Technician
Nicole Chaney, Vet Admin & Research Assistant
Jeff Baughman, Field Conservation Coordinator
Chelsea Wellmer, Palm Oil & Conservation Programs Coordinator

Ashley Arimborgo, Registrar
Steve Carter, Animal Volunteer & Revenue Programs Coordinator
Jason Bredahl, Animal Care Manager
Jeremy Dillon, Animal Care Manager
Joanna Husby, Animal Care Manager
Rebecca Zwicker, Animal Care Manager
Rick Hester, Curator of Behavioral Husbandry
Chelsea Yarnell, Commissary Supervisor

Jane Majeske, Director of Guest Experiences
Destiny Tuffentsamer, Guest Experiences Manager
Ashley Cioppa, Guest Experiences Manager
Jason Bruening, Guest Experiences Manager

Sheva Willoughby, Project Manager
Devon Offutt, Facilities Manager
Greg Stephens, Construction Project Manager
Alex Crochet, Horticulture Curator
Kirsty Strobridge, Operations Admin Assistant

Jenny Koch, Marketing Director
Rachel Wright, Public Relations & Social Media Manager
Amy Nelson, Social Media & PR Assistant
Amanda Ulrich, Special Events Manager
Hannah Bragg, Graphic Designer
Keri Duckworth, Marketing Admin. Assistant
Jenny Kerchner, Webmaster

Stacey Graham, Director of EdVenture & Career Development
Austin Kennedy, Teen Programs Supervisor
Dawn Moon, Outreach Supervisor
Brittinie Ontiveros, Community Programs Supervisor
Jennie Czuba, EdVenture Office Administrator

… and many more!