The 65th Annual Meeting of The Lincoln Park Zoological Society

The 65th Annual Meeting of The Lincoln Park Zoological Society

Thank you for joining Lincoln Park Zoo for our 65th Annual Meeting to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year, made possible by you—our generous philanthropic community. Visit with some of the zoo’s experts and partners to learn more about our work in Chicago and around the world.

Featured Experts:

Accessibility and Inclusion

  • Bill Green, Hart Prins Fund Manager of Accessibility and Inclusion
  • Olivia Lachowicz, previous zoo intern and accessibility partner
  • Deirdre Keane, teacher-librarian and accessibility partner

Animal Care and Veterinary Services

  • Dr. Kathryn Gamble, Lester E. Fisher Director of Veterinary Services
  • Dr. Charlie Cummings, Jean Griggs Endowed Veterinary Resident
  • Dr. Kerstin Stenson, MD from RUSH University Medical Center
  • Dr. Teodora Abegaz, DVM from MedVet


  • Katrina Quint, Director of Horticulture
  • Erik Grossnickle, Local Manager and Commerical Arborist Representative at Bartlett Tree Experts

Louder and Prouder

  • Jillian Braun, Director of Public Relations and Communications
  • Christopher Bijalba, Lead Designer
  • Gretchen Kirchmer, Director of Marketing & Events
  • Beth Krauss, Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Tanzania Conservation Research Program

  • Dr. Charles Foley, Senior Conservation Scientist
  • Lara Foley, Research Coordinator
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