December 05, 2013
The Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo (FOZ) Board of Directors gathered on Wednesday, December 3, for their December Board Meeting and to welcome the new executive board members. Accepting new leadership positions for 2014 are Ed Jimenez, President; Jim McIlwain, Vice-President; Bill O'Quin, Treasurer; and Toni Hayes, Immediate Past President.
The FOZ 2014 Board of Directors also includes: Marvin Borgmeyer, Scott Hensgens, Dan Mobley, Cheryl Olinde, Nadine Russell, Todd Schexnayder, Chris Stelly, and Phil Frost, ex officio. Leaving the board this year is Jay Little, who will rotate off the Board of Directors after 9 years of service to FOZ.
Photo, from left to right: Bill O'Quin, 2014 Treasurer; Phil Frost, Zoo Director and ex officio; Ed Jimenez, 2014 President; Toni Hayes, 2014 Immediate Past President; Jim McIlwain, 2014 Vice-President; and Bob Rainer, 2013 Past President.
About Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo
The mission of the Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo is to support BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo. BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo is a place where people connect with animals, including tigers, giraffes, rhinos and alligators. The world-class Realm of the Tiger, Flamingo Cove, Giants of the Islands, Safari Playground, L'aquarium de Louisiane, Parrot Paradise and KidsZoo exhibits offer fun and education for all ages. The Baton Rouge Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), a distinction reserved for only the top 10% of zoos in the nation. For more information, please visit www.brzoo.org.