Who We Are


The Arkansas Zoological Foundation consists of a board of directors and numerous volunteers. We hope you will join us as we work to build a better zoo.

  • Lisa Buehler, Chair 
  • Jessica Poynter, Vice Chair 
  • Lauren Landers, Secretary 
  • Kyle Duty, Treasurer 
  • Ali Beebe 
  • Don Bodenner
  • Nate Binkley
  • Chad Causey 
  • Marisa Choate
  • Joseph Goellner 
  • Shannon Hendrix
  • Melanie Hilard
  • Ben Jackson
  • Rene Julian
  • Rex Kyle
  • Lea May
  • Jaimie Moss
  • Jessica Scott
  • Brad Sims
  • Betsy Singleton-Snyder
  • Wendie Weare
  • Bubba Wood

Susan Altrui
Susan is the director of the Little Rock Zoo and serves as executive director of the Foundation. Reach her at 501-661-7208.