Know Before You Go:
• In order to ensure the safety of staff and guests, we've made modifications to the Zoo experience in accordance with public guidance and health recommendations. Please be sure to review the following Re-Opening FAQs for FPZ and SZ before your visit.
• Members:​ Online reservations and scannable timed tickets are now required for your visit. More



Board and Advisory Council

Zoo New England Board Officers and Directors


David C. Porter (Chair) Managing Partner, Baystate Financial
Janice Houghton (Vice Chair) President, Stoneham Bank
Thomas Tinlin (Vice Chair) Director, Howard Stein Hudson
Peter A. Wilson (Treasurer) Private Trustee, Retired
Rory Browne, D.Phil. Boston College
Gordon Carr Deputy Chief of Staff, Massport
Gordon Clagett Real Estate Consultant
Francesco A. De Vito Director, Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster
James B. Dunbar Senior Vice President, O’Neill and Associates
Thomas P. Feeley Assurance Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Ruth Ellen Fitch  Retired President/CEO, The Dimock Center
Mark Giovino CEO/Founding Partner, Allionce Group
Kate Guedj VP & Chief Philanthropy Officer, The Boston Foundation
Steven M. Hinterneder, P.E. President, East Coast Slurry
LeeAnn Horner LICSW, Hospice Social Worker, Care Dimensions
Ronnie Kanarek Gallery Instructor, MFA; Entrepreneur
Mark A. Kelley, M.D. Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital
Christy Keswick COO, Good Sports
Walter J. Little Business and Community Leader, President, Friends of the Franklin Park Zoo
Douglas Lober Principal, DJL Capital
David J.McLachlan Conservationist, Corporate Director
Jeanne Pinado CEO, Madison Park Development Corp.
Claudia U. Richter, MD Ophthalmologist, Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston, Inc.
Peter Roberts Venture Partner, CommonAngels
Colin G. Van Dyke  Attorney, Anderson & Kreiger LLP
Kathleen Vieweg, M.Ed. Retired Development Professional, MIT


Advisory Council Members


Kathleen Vieweg (Chair) Leadership Giving Officer, MIT, Retired
Lloyd Hamm (Vice Chair) CEO, Newburyport Savings Bank
Alexis Belash Educator, Varsity Sports Coach
Joanna Berube Accounting Professional
Bill Byrne Partner, Manzo Company
Thomas Comeau Executive Vice President & COO, Commodore Builders;
Katie Connolly Director of Development, Milton Academy
Elizabeth Cook Marketing
Donna Denio Marketing and Business Process Consultant
Mark Gudaitis, CFA Managing Director, Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management
Jackie Henke VP, Innovation and Transformation Director, TD Bank
David Hirschberg VP of Development, Bay Cove Human Services
Elizabeth Duffy Hynes Laboratory Manager for Clinical Development, Genetic Medicine
Hathaway Jade Veterinary Technician
Lorenda C. Layne Project Coordinator
Susanne MacDonald Director, SGM Communications
Danio Mastropieri Vice President and Counsel, State Street Bank and Trust Company
Ruth Marrion, DVM. Veterinary Ophthalmologist
David J. McLachlan Conservationist, Corporate Director
Jessica Gifford Nigrelli Philanthropist
Sean L. Po Harvard Business School
Gauri Patil Punjabi Attorney, Mintz Levin
Maureen Reardon TJX University DVP
Janice Corkin Rudolf Artist
Terry Schneider Executive Director, Stoughton Chamber of Commerce; President and Founder, Chemco Industrial Products Inc.
Kate Schwartz Grass Roots Marketing & Fundraising for Non-Profits
Jennifer N. Shea  
Scott Sherman Director – Eleven Eleven Group of Companies
Arthur SooHoo Electrician Local 103, Retired
Steven D. Spitz, DMD Smileboston Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry , Veterinary Dental Advisory Committee
Marie St. Fleur  
Alan Stern, M.D. Pediatrician, Needham Pediatrics
David Straus Executive Director, Association for Commuter Transportation
Heather Egan Sussman Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, LLP
Jeffrey D. Terrey VP of Public Affairs, Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications
Mark Vaughan, Esq. Attorney, Riemer & Braunstein LLP