Our Leadership

Our directors and trustees come from a variety of backgrounds – business, law, conservation, veterinary medicine – but they all share one thing in common:  incredible dedication to helping the zoo achieve its vision of becoming Canada’s leader in wildlife conservation. 

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Board of Trustees and Executive Team

Our board of trustees, elected by the Calgary Zoological Society, includes between 16 and 25 individuals. All leaders in their fields, trustees are volunteers who work together to create a policy framework for the zoo.

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Senior Management

Meet the Calgary Zoo’s team of directors.

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Elk have a lot of different names. They are also known as red deer, wapiti and Bactrian deer.