Toledo Zoo names new Executive DirectorWritten by Staff Reports | | firstname.lastname@example.org
Following a nearly six-month search, The Toledo Zoo Board of Directors announced the selection of Anne Baker, Ph.D. as its new executive director effective April 1.
”Dr. Baker brings extensive zoo experience and is exceptionally qualified to direct The Toledo Zoo,” said Steve Staelin, President of the Toledo Zoo’s Board of Directors. ”We’re delighted to welcome her to our community and fortunate to have such a person in this important position as the Zoo moves forward into a new era.”
Baker comes to The Toledo Zoo after 13 years as Executive Director of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York. She has also managed the zoo’s fund-raising and education foundation, Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, Inc. since 1996.