Eastern black rhino calf in exhibit Eastern black rhino calf in exhibit

Board of Trustees

Lincoln Park Zoo relies on its Board of Trustees for leadership and guidance as it cares for its animals and achieves its mission of conservation, research, and education while serving its members and the community. The board provides financial and operational matters as appropriate, and actively participates in fundraising to ensure the fiscal health of the zoo.

Board Officers
C. John Mostofi, Chairman
Francesca M. Edwardson, Chair-Elect
Tracey E. Benford, Vice Chair of Finance
Charlie Barone, Secretary
Megan Ross, President and CEO

Trustees
Mani Ashleman
Brenda Palms Barber
Kelly Powers Baria
Buck Betten
David P. Bolger
S. Biff Bowman
Michael Collins
James E. Compton
Marsha A. Cruzan
Mareilé B. Cusack
Ronald DeNard
Polly Eldringhoff
John R. Ettelson
Tarek A. Fadel
Richard Feitler
Denise Stefan Ginascol
Catherine H. Gledhill
Lori Goltermann
Luis Gutierrez
Edward C. Haffner
Barbara A. Higgins
Roger G. Hill II
John M. Holmes
J. Thomas Hurvis
Oscar Johnson
Marcia S. Kaminsky
Karen Stone Kaplan
Elizabeth A. Karlson
Barbara Malott Kizziah
Neil Kawashima
Kandace Lenti
Greg Leos
Pamela Lucina
John McLinden
Elisabeth C. Meeker
Randall E. Mehrberg
Elizabeth A. Mihas
Jason Miller
Lee T. Moore
David L. Nichols
Adam Nordin
Gregory Y. Pearlman
Scot Pepper
Richard Poulton
Mayari Pritzker
Ian Radomski
Kelly Darin Rainko
Susan L. Regenstein
Myra Reilly
John H. Rodi
Shannon Schuyler
Susan Sherman, D.V.M.
Joseph R. Trpik Jr.
Thomas F. Walker, Jr.
Kimbra D. Walter
K. Jay Weaver
Sharon Zackfia

Ex Officio
Kristin Baranack
Bridget Campbell

Life Trustees
Mary B. Babson
William E. Bennett
Terrance J. Bruggeman
Caryn Harris
John H. Hart
Judith K. Keller
Jonathan Kovler
Lawrence F. Levy
The Honorable Lynn Martin
Thomas L. McLeary
Howard C. Morgan
Stuart C. Nathan
James M. Neis
Sarah Pang
Jay D. Proops
Brian P. Simmons
Abra Prentice Wilkin
Hossein Youssefi

Honorary Trustees
Ann Andersen
Barbara W. Carr
The Honorable Richard M. Daley
Marshall Field
Robert W. Lane