Describe your job: I direct the Zoo’s education department and oversee our sustainability program. I am also the editor of our membership publication the Palm Beach Zoo Magazine.
How long have you been in the position? I have been at the Zoo since 1997 and in my current position since 1999.
What in your background helped you get the job? My degree in biology, coupled with my experience in environmental interpretation and management.
What’s your favorite thing about your job? I really enjoy watching new parents bring their babies to the zoo for the very first time. You can see how excited they are to share the animals with their new little ones.
Describe a favorite memory/experience in your current position: Handing out medals to the winners at our annual Science Fair for Special Needs Students. I cry every year.
Do you have a favorite animal? I love them all, but I would have to say that right now our new Malayan tiger cubs are my favorites!