Indy Zoo Council
Emerging Leaders on the Fast Track

Indy Zoo Council

About the Indy Zoo Council

The Indy Zoo Council is comprised of emerging leaders from Central Indiana who are dedicated to aiding and supporting the Zoo’s mission of advancing animal conservation while also working to make an impact in our community.

We provide our membership with the opportunity to have a meaningful impact on the success of the Indianapolis Zoo through active participation in fundraising, educational and volunteer activities. The Council’s signature annual event is Zoolala. Additionally, we foster a community of emerging leaders who share a passion to make a meaningful difference locally and globally. Stay up-to-date with the Indy Zoo Council on Facebook.

Indy Zoo Council Event
Zoolala
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Zoolala is the Council’s annual fundraising event, attended by emerging and aspiring leaders from across Central Indiana.

This wild evening includes an adults-only night out at ZooBoo, beer sampling, a costume contest and Halloween fun, all held on the Indianapolis Zoo grounds.

Since 2013 the Indy Zoo Council has hosted Zoolala as an opportunity for 500-plus young professionals to network and engage in a fun social setting while also supporting the Zoo’s animal conservation efforts. In its five years, this incredible event has raised more than $400,000 to fund animal care and programs at the Indianapolis Zoo.

Indy Zoo Council Members

Leslie Appel Maher
Steven Baldwin
Matt Barr
Kathleen E. Beatty
Miranda W. Bernadac
Luke A. Bosso
Sarah A. Bosso
Adam M. Burtner
Elyssa Campodonico-Barr
Justin Castelli
Christopher G. Conley
Stuart B. Davidson
Kristina Denton
Rebecca L. DePalma Bevis
Sean Dixon
Lee Eisenbarth

Brandon P. Elward
Claire Emswiller
Mark Fajardo
Amanda Gillen
Sarah Golubski
Alex E. Gude
Lauren Hacias
Christina Hage
Justin Hage
Zachary M. Herge
Emily C. Hitchcock
Andrew P. Hoblitzell
Ashley Hughes
Bradley King
Brooke Lamb
Fred Lockett
Jinee Majors

Jenna E. Martin
Heather N. Montgomery
Rebecca Moorman
Stephanie Morris-Cabrera
Thomas I. Nickols
Matthew G. Nolley
Ryan O’Connor
Tiffany J. Pascoe
Abigail L. Quiocho
Natalie Rappaport
Matthew Reef
Michael B. Reichert
Benjamin C. Rivers

Alissa J. Rosenbarger
Patrick Sims
Brandon R. Smith
Jason A. Spilbeler
Jessica Squires
Cora Steinmetz
Alexander R. Sventeckis
Vincent Topps
Zach Tran
Andrea S. Warren
Anastacia Young

Support the Indy Zoo Council

The Indy Zoo Council aids and supports the conservation mission of the Indianapolis Zoo by engaging emerging leaders in the Indianapolis area. If you’d like to support the initiatives of the Council, please submit the form below or call us at 317-630-2025.

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