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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Prairie dogs are highly social and live in family groups called coteries. They have a complex language system, and it is believed they even have different calls to identify each type of predator. The offspring learn this at a very young age.