Congratulations to Katie Matison on her election to the Woodland Park Zoo Board of Directors. The Woodland Park Zoo manages the largest live animal collection in Washington state, with 1,000 animals, representing more than 300 species. The zoo is served by a staff of 275 employees, 100-150 temporary staff and 750 volunteers.
As an advocate for a more sustainable world, Woodland Park Zoo is actively engaged in conservation activities around the world, focusing on habitat and species conservation, research, education, local capacity building and community support. The zoo also offers resources for children and educators, including professional development opportunities.
Matison will serve a three-year term on the 38-person board, helping to provide fiduciary oversight and strategic guidance to the development steering and finance committees, and the audit sub-committee.