​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​BOARD of TRUSTEES

Las Vegas Zoological Society will rely on a Board of Trustees and Advisory Board of Directors for leadership, guidance and fundraising as it achieves its mission on conservation, research and education, while serving its members and the community. The corporate structure is a public charity 501(c)(3) non-profit organization governed by a Board of Trustees and Advisory Board.


Board of Trustees (Officers):

Bruce Thompson, Founder and Chairman

Robert Kurth, Esq. Secretary

Diana H. Hoernicke, CPA, Treasurer

Advisory Board of Directors:

Aisha Jenkins, President

Fitzhugh Ripley Cherry

William "Tiger Bill" Holden

Myles Johnson

Dr. Angela "Max" Maxwell

Patricia Patinio

Elijah Mitchell

Joseph Patinio

​​​Genevieve Kufuor, Associate Board Director
Nana Andrew Kufuor, Associate Board Director
Mark McGinty, RD, Associate Board Director

Bailey Andrews, Associate Board Director


Trustee Emeritus:

Robert Leary, ​Vice Chair

Gary Chernay, Esq., Vice Chair

Advisory Board Emeritus:

Jim Hudson

Anna Gustafson

Honorary Volunteer:

Nancy Radef


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