OUR TEAM

Board of Directors

Dr. Richard Rhoda**

Chair - member since 2010

Retired Executive Director, Tennessee Higher Education Commission

Dr. William Schaffner**

President - member since 2007

Professor of Preventive Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Albert Ambrose

Treasurer - member since 2012

President, E.T. Lowe Publishing, Co. & Lowe Graphics & Printing, Inc.

Bob Burklow**

Secretary - member since 2012

Former Mayor, City of Hohenwald, Tennessee

Janice Zeitlin

Vice President - CEO 2013

CEO, The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee

Sharon Langford**

Board Member - member since 2012

Marketing & Management Consultant, Animal Welfare Author and Volunteer

Michael K. Stagg**

Board Member - member since 2016

Attorney, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP

Phillip R. Snyder**

Board Member 2010–2016

Executive Director, Suncoast Humane Society

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Designated Independent Voting Rights

Senior Management Team

Janice Zeitlin

CEO

Deborah Perry

Director of Finance and Administration

Joe Rizzo

Director of Facilities, Planning, and Operations

Steven Scott, DVM

Director of Veterinary Care

Lydia Young, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Stephanie DeYoung

Director of Elephant Husbandry

Keith Woodley

Director of Development

Current Residents

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