Vision:  Our vision is a future where wildlife thrives in Minnesota and beyond.

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

Values:  Stewardship, Excellence with Integrity, Smart Fun, Engage to Inspire, Diversity and Inclusion

Zoo Leadership Team
John Frawley, President/Director
Dave Frazier, Senior Vice President/Deputy Director
Amy Ritter Cowen, Chief Strategy and Engagement Officer
Missy McGrath, Director of Legislative and Board Affairs and Data Compliance Officer
Dr. Taylor Yaw, Interim Chief Animal Care, Health and Conservation Officer

Minnesota Zoo Foundation
John Frawley, President

Honorary Trustees 
Willis Branning
James R. Campbell
Edward N. Dayton
Ross Kramer
Michael M. Parish
Ellie Crosby

Minnesota Zoo Board of Trustees
Charlene Briner, Chair
Eric Galler, Vice Chair
Anna Boroff
Al Cady
Richard Carlbom
Grace Chou
Rebecca Crooks-Stratton
Ken Cutler
Maureen Scallen Failor
Dr. Randall Flick
Beth Forsythe
Robert Freeman
Kerry Hanifl
Jason Jennings
Jana Johnson
Leigh “LJ” Johnson
Dr. Rahul Koranne
Barry Landy
Rob Marlotte
D. Scott McGurl
Luke Motschenbacher
Tim Mulcahy
Hue Nguyen
Dr. Quannah Parker-McGowan
Kent Peterson
Braden Prickett
Richard S. Vogel
Frank Weidner
Daniel Wolter
John Frawley, Ex-officio
Minnesota Zoo Foundation Board of Trustees
Joe Ravens, Chair
Blake Grams, Vice Chair
Mark Larsen, Treasurer
Chet Ellingson, Secretary
Ellie Crosby
Aimee D. Dayhoff
Chad Dayton
Louis Doth
Doug Fulton
Phil Gaarder
Suzanne Gappa
John Geisler
Ed Heffernan
Charlene Jundt
Dale Kivimaki
Lori Marco
Paul Reppenhagen
Jennifer Shomenta Maki
Jean Taylor
John Frawley, Ex-officio