• Webinar - Best Practices for Doing Business in the AZA Community

    The AZA Business Operations Committee and the Commercial Member Engagement Council are proud to present the upcoming webinar:

    Best Practices for Doing Business in the AZA Community

    Date: June 27, 2024

    Time: 1:00 p.m. EDT

    Register Here

    This webinar provides tips and tricks for vendors to better develop relationships with AZA-accredited member facilities. The panelists will provide unique perspectives on the value of doing business with AZA members and what facilities look for when selecting a vendor company.


    • Sean Greene, COO / Executive VP of Park Operations, Dallas Zoo



    • Molly Deese, President of Aquariums, Herschend Family Entertainment (AZA Facilities: Adventure Aquarium, Newport Aquarium, Vancouver Aquarium)

    • Greg Edgar, Executive Director, Business Operations, Wildlife Conservation Society (AZA Facilities: Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo)

    • Tera Greenwood, Vice President of Business Development, SSA Group (AZA CMEC and Commercial Member)

    • Stacy Ignacio, Senior Partnerships Director, Immotion (AZA CMEC and Commercial Member)
  • AZA Committee Call for Service

    The AZA Committee Call for Service application is now open! If you are interested in serving on a committee, review the explanations provided in the below committee list link and any additional information provided on each committee page to determine which committee would most align with your experience, skills, and interests. Complete the Committee Service Application, indicating the committee(s) you're applying to join in order of preference. After completing the online form, send a current resume (pdf format) to by May 1, 2024. Applications will be reviewed, and appointments will be made by Denise Verret, Chair-Elect of the AZA Board of Directors, in advance of the 2024 Annual Conference. Terms of service will begin October 1, 2024, but newly assigned committee members are invited to attend committee meetings at the Annual Conference.

    To view a full list of AZA committees, please visit: Committees

    Please send any questions about the application process or committee service to