Board
of Directors

The San Francisco Zoological Society is governed by a 51 member Board of Directors representing a broad diversity of backgrounds, skill sets, and personal expertise, which they collectively utilize to help the Zoo achieve its mission. 

Robert Pedrero, Chair
Tanya Peterson, Esq., President  *
Joshua S. Adler, M.D.
Maria Alvarez
Will Andereck
Elena M. Asturias 
Rosemary Baker
Bill Beech
Bruce Bligh
Matthew Cook
David L. Dixon, Esq.
Sean Elsbernd
Miguel Espinosa
Antoinette Freitas-Krajcar
Janie Friend 
Sidney Goodwill 
Sarah L. Gammill
Margaret Hauben
Melinda Henderson
Gloria M. Hing, M.D.
William L. Hudson, Esq.
Arthur Humphrey
Yasunobu “Ken” Kyogoku
Bo Lasater
Richard F. Lawson, Jr.
James J. Ludwig
Melissa Ma
Gregory Malin
Kevin Marchetti
Elizabeth Philips Minick
Joan Murphy
Edward A. Oates
Patrick Otellini
Debra Paterson


Edward G. Poole, Esq.
Tanya Powell
Wayne Reading  * 
Derek Reisfield
Mark Roberts
James Rothschild
Gail Secchia
Scott Setrakian
Edward T. Sickel IV
William C. Sonneborn
David Stanton
Dianne Marie Taube
Chad S. Thomas
David Traitel
Nazar Yasin
Charley Zeches
Alan P. Zimmerman

* ex officio