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

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
Grace Chou
Rebecca Crooks-Stratton
Ken Cutler
Mike Erlandson
Dr. Randall Flick
Robert Freeman
Kerry Hanifl
Leigh “LJ” Johnson
Chuck Koosmann
Rob Marlotte
D. Scott McGurl
Luke Motschenbacher
Quannah Parker-McGowan
Kent Peterson
Heather Rein
Richard S. Vogel
Chang Wang
Todd Watchmacker
Frank Weidner
John Frawley, Ex-officio
Minnesota Zoo Foundation Board of Trustees
Aimee D. Dayhoff, Chair
Joe Ravens, Vice Chair
Mark Larsen, Treasurer
Chet Ellingson, Secretary
Samantha Capen Muldoon
Chad Dayton
Louis Doth
Suzanne Gappa
John Geisler
Blake Grams
Bill Gray
Ed Heffernan
Charlene Jundt
Joe Kalkman
Lori Marco
Mark Mortenson
Timothy Mulcahy
Paul Reppenhagen
David Schmidt
Jennifer Shomenta Maki
Jean Taylor
John Frawley, Ex-officio