SSP/TAG Advisors

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Last updated: July 7, 2020

Andean Condor SSP Mike Schlegel Purina Mills
Antelope TAG Erin Kendrick SINZP
Bali Mynah SSP Ellen Dierenfeld Zootrition, LLC
Barbet SSP OPEN OPEN
Bird of Paradise SSP Ellen Dierenfeld Zootrition, LLC
Black and White Colobus SSP Ann Ward Fort Worth
Black and White Colobus SSP Barbara Henry Cincinnati
Black Rhino SSP Eduardo Valdes DAK
Black Rhino SSP Kathleen Sullivan DAK
Black-footed ferret SSP Jaap Wensvoort Toronto
Black-footed ferret SSP Shana Lavin DAK
Bonobo SSP Adam Reppert Fort Worth
Bonobo SSP Barbara Henry Cincinnati
Callimico SSP Jennifer Watts Brookfield
Canid, Hyena, and Aardwolf TAG Cheryl Morris Henry Doorly
Canid, Hyena, and Aardwolf TAG Ellen Dierenfeld Zootrition, LLC
Caprid TAG Erin Kendrick SINZP
Cattle TAG Mike Schlegel Purina Mills
Charadriiformes TAG Shana Lavin DAK
Cheetah SSP Mike Maslanka SINZP
Chiroperan TAG Ellen Dierenfeld Zootrition, LLC
Cicioniiformes TAG Shannon Livingston DAK
Columbiformes TAG Mike Maslanka SINZP
Crowned Pigeon SSP Mike Maslanka SINZP
Elephant TAG Eduardo Valdes DAK
Elephant TAG Jason Williams Indianapolis
Elephant TAG Troy Tollefson Mazuri
Equid TAG Kibby Treiber Miami
Eulemur SSP Jennifer Watts Brookfield
Felid TAG Cheryl Morris Henry Doorly
Felid TAG Ellen Dierenfeld Zootrition, LLC
Felid TAG Jennifer Watts Brookfield
Felid TAG Michelle Gaffney San Diego
Francois Langur SSP Mark Edwards Cal Poly
Geoffrey’s Marmoset SSP Barbara Toddes Philadelphia
Giant Panda SSP Mark Edwards Cal Poly
Gibbon SSP Adam Reppert Fort Worth
Gibbon SSP Barbara Henry Cincinnati
Giraffe PMP Eduardo Valdes DAK
Giraffe PMP Mike Schlegel Purina Mills
Golden Lion Tamarin SSP Olav Oftedal SERC
Gorilla (Lowland) SSP Deb Schmidt St Louis
Gorilla (Lowland) SSP Michelle Shaw Taronga
Great Ape TAG Ellen Dierenfeld Zootrition, LLC
Great Ape TAG Nancy Conklin-Brittain Harvard
Group Name Affiliation
Gruiformes TAG Ann Ward Fort Worth
Guam Kingfisher SSP Barbara Toddes Philadelphia
Guam Kingfisher SSP Kerri Slifka Dallas
Guam Rail SSP Barbara Toddes Philadelphia
Guenon SSP Jennifer Watts Brookfield
Humboldt Penguin SSP Kerri Slifka Dallas
Indian one-horned rhino SSP Kerrin Grant Wildlife Center, NM
Jaguar SSP Amy Coslick Fort Worth
Jaguar SSP Ann Ward Fort Worth
Komodo Dragon SSP Ann Ward Fort Worth
Kori Bustard SSP Mike Maslanka SINZP
Lion SSP Ann Ward Fort Worth
Lion SSP Kibby Treiber Miami
Lizard TAG Ann Ward Fort Worth
Lizard TAG Joni Bernard MSU
Maned Wolf SSP Cheryl Morris Henry Doorly
Marine Fishes TAG Lisa Hoopes GA Aquarium
Marine Mammal TAG Heidi Bissell SeaWorld
Marine mammal TAG Jason Williams Indianapolis
Marine Mammal TAG Lisa Mazzaro Mystic
Marsupial and Monotreme TAG Ellen Dierenfeld Zootrition, LLC
New World Primate TAG Jennifer Watts Brookfield
New World Primate TAG Kimberly Ange-VanHuegten NCSU
New World Primate TAG Mark Edwards Cal Poly
Okapi SSP Barbara Henry Cincinnati
Okapi SSP Jennifer Watts Brookfield
Okapi SSP Kerri Slifka Dallas
Old World Primate TAG Erin Kendrick SINZP
Old World Primate TAG Mark Edwards Cal Poly
Orangutan SSP Deb Schmidt St Louis
Otter SSP Barbara Henry Cincinnati
Otter SSP Mike Maslanka SINZP
Painted Dog SSP Deb Schmidt St Louis
Painted Dog SSP Jennifer Watts Brookfield
Passeriformes TAG Ann Ward Fort Worth
Passeriformes TAG Jennifer Parsons Mazuri
Passeriformes TAG Jennifer Watts Brookfield
PAX TAG Ellen Dierenfeld Zootrition, LLC
PAX TAG Heidi Bissell SeaWorld
Pelican TAG Ann Ward Fort Worth
Pelican TAG Shannon Livingston DAK
Penguin TAG Kerri Slifka Dallas
Piciformes TAG Barbara Henry Cincinnati
Piciformes TAG Jennifer Ortlepp Phoenix
Prosimian TAG Jason Williams Indianapolis
Przewalski’s Horse SSP Howard Frederick Univ Arizona
Puerto Rican Crested Toad SSP Eduardo Valdes DAK
Pygmy Slow Loris SSP Barbara Toddes Philadelphia
Raptor TAG Adam Reppert Ft. Worth
Raptor TAG Karina Carbo-Johnson Lincoln Park
Rat (Key Largo Wood) SSP Eduardo Valdes DAK
Ratite TAG Mike Maslanka SINZP
Ratite TAG Rosalina Angel U of MD
Red Panda SSP Barbara Henry Cincinnati
Red Panda SSP Mark Edwards Cal Poly
Red Wolf Howard Frederick Univ Arizona
Rhincoceros TAG Ellen Dierenfeld Zootrition, LLC
Rhincoceros TAG Kerrin Grant Wildlife Center, NM
Rhincoceros TAG Marcus Clauss University of Zurich
Rhincoceros TAG, Rhino Research Council Kathleen Sullivan DAK
Rhino TAG Barbara Henry Cincinnati
Rhinoceros TAG Eduardo Valdes DAK
Ring-tailed Lemur SSP Chris Mowry Berry College
Rodent, Insectivore, Lagomorph TAG Deb McWilliams CAZA-NARG
Rodent, Insectivore, Lagomorph TAG Kerrin Grant Wildlife Center, NM
Serval SSP Kelly Kappen Henry Doorly
Small Carnivore TAG Barbara Henry Cincinnati
Small Carnivore TAG Mike Maslanka SINZP
Stork TAG Shannon Livingston DAK
Sumatran Rhino Barbara Henry Cincinnati
Tapir TAG Mark Edwards Cal Poly
Terrestrial Invertebrate TAG Eduardo Valdes DAK
Tiger SSP Ellen Dierenfeld Zootrition, LLC
Tree Kangaroo SSP Ellen Dierenfeld Zootrition, LLC
Ursid TAG Ann Ward Fort Worth
Ursid TAG Barbara Henry Cincinnati
Ursid TAG Jaap Wensvoort Toronto
Ursid TAG Joy Erlenbach Wash. State U
Ursid TAG Matt Brooks Oregon
Ursid TAG Troy Tollefson Mazuri

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