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AMZAP's Professional members participate in mentoring for aspiring zoo professionals. If you are interested in receiving a mentor, look through this list and see if someone would be a good match for you before learning more about our mentorship program. Check out the AMZAP Network for a full member list. For more photos of our members, check out the photo gallery.

Interested in becoming a mentor? Learn about the requirements to become a Professional member and apply to join AMZAP.

Click the states below to see the Minority Mentors.
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Amanda Felix with a goliath grouper.

Birmingham Zoo

OdySea Aquarium at Arizona Boardwalk
Phoenix Zoo

Reid Park Zoo

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Christine Bagtas with a fennec fox.

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Eric Turner with volunteers.

America's Teaching Zoo
California Academy of Sciences

California Science Center
Charles Paddock Zoo
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Happy Hollow Zoo
Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Oakland Zoo
Sacramento Zoo
Safari West

San Diego Zoo
Santa Barbara Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego
SEA LIFE California

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Denver Zoo

Mystic Aquarium

Brandywine Zoo

Smithsonian's National Zoological Park

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Kathayoon Khalil planting seedlings.


Eunice Hui with an owl.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Central Florida Zoo

Mote Aquarium
Disney (Animal Kingdom/ Animal Kingdom Lodge/ The Seas)
The Florida Aquarium

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
SeaWorld Orlando

White Oak Conservation
Zoo Miami

Georgia Aquarium
Zoo Atlanta

Honolulu Zoo

Brookfield Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoo
Niabi Zoo
Shedd Aquarium

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Indianapolis Zoo

Potawatomi Zoo

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Matt Day with an Asian elephant.


Jess Ryans teaches a group of children.

Rolling Hills Zoo
Topeka Zoo

Audubon Nature Institute
Chimp Haven

Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
National Aquarium

Binder Park Zoo
Detroit Zoo

Minnesota Zoo

Endangered Wolf Center
Kansas City Zoo
St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis Zoo WildCare Park


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Priya Bapodra-Villaverde with a rhinoceros.

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Amanda Miranda trains a porcupine.

Lincoln Children's Zoo
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Turtle Back Zoo

WCS- Bronx Zoo
WCS- Central Park Zoo
WCS- New York Aquarium
WCS- Prospect Park Zoo
WCS- Queens Zoo

Greensboro Science Center
NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island
SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord

Red River Zoo

African Wildlife Safari Park
Akron Zoo

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Toledo Zoo

Oklahoma City Zoo

Tulsa Zoo

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Hassan Bayyan with a Galapagos tortoise.


Carlos Sanchez examines a baby giant panda.

Oregon Zoo

Elmwood Park Zoo
National Aviary
Philadelphia Zoo

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Roger Williams Park Zoo

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Chattanooga Zoo
Memphis Zoo
Nashville Zoo
Tennessee Aquarium
Zoo Knoxville

Abilene Zoo
Caldwell Zoo
Children's Aquarium at Fair Park

Dallas Zoo
Fort Worth Zoo
Gladys Porter Zoo
Houston Zoo
Moody Gardens

San Antonio Zoo

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
Tracy Aviary & Botanical Gardens

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Robert Churchill with an okapi.

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Chénira Smith feeding giraffes.

Smithsonian's Conservation Biology Institute
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
Virginia Living Museum

Cougar Mountain Zoo
Seattle Aquarium
Woodland Park Zoo

Milwaukee County Zoo

Toronto Zoo
Vancouver Aquarium

Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine
Natural Encounters, Inc.
United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Zoo Advisors

Zoological Association of America (ZAA)

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Zacc Elliott at the Virginia Aquarium.

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