Mission : To connect people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife.

Vision:  The Minnesota Zoo is a leader in saving wildlife through engagement, inspiration and action.

Values:  Stewardship, Excellence with Integrity, Smart Fun, Engage to Inspire
Zoo Administration Team
John Frawley (President/Director)
Vacant (Zoo Foundation Executive Director)
Dave Frazier (Sr.Vice President/Deputy Director)
Kevin Willis(Vice President for Biological Programs)
Tara Harris (Vice President for Conservation)
Mary Robison (Sr. Director of Finance)
Derik Otten (Sr Director of Campus Planning & Management)

Minnesota Zoo Foundation
Vacant, Executive Director

Honorary Trustees 
James R. Campbell
Edward N. Dayton
Ross Kramer
Michael M. Parish

Minnesota Zoo Board of Trustees
Richard S. Vogel, Chair
Julie Kunkel, Vice Chair
Cynthia A. Arnold
Laura Bordelon
Willis E. Branning
Robert Burch
Al Cady
Carmen Campbell
Rebecca Crooks-Stratton
Eleanor R. Crosby
Ken Cutler
Aimee D. Dayhoff
Mike Erlandson
Ryan Gage
Leigh “LJ” Johnson
Chuck Koosmann
David Leveille
Peter Maritz
Lori Marco
Rob Marlotte
Sarah Psick
Heather Rein
Anna Ross
Jodi Standke
Doug Stang
Mark Utz
Frank Weidner
Minnesota Zoo Foundation Board of Trustees
Samantha Capen Muldoon, Chair
John Geisler, Vice Chair
Paul Runice, Treasurer
Chet Ellingson, Secretary
Britt Carlson
Grace Chou
Janis Clay
Chad Dayton
Eric Galler
Blake Grams
Ed Heffernan
Dustee Jenkins
Joe Kalkman
Katy Marvin Kirchner
Mark Larsen
Tom Lindell
Dana Lindsay
Mary Morrison
Mark Mortenson
Timothy Mulcahy
Matt Pierre
Joe Ravens
Paul Reppenhagen
David Romans
David Schmidt
Beth Simermeyer