Oklahoma Zoological Society, Inc.

aka ZOOfriends   |   Oklahoma City, OK   |  www.zoofriends.org

Mission

The Oklahoma Zoological Society is a nonprofit organization created to support and promote the Oklahoma City Zoological Park and its programs in education, conservation, zoological research and recreation.

Ruling year info

1956

Principal Officer

Mr. Tim R. Rasnic

Main address

PO Box 18424

Oklahoma City, OK 73154 USA

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Formerly known as

N/A

EIN

73-0688645

NTEE code info

Zoo, Zoological Society (D50)

Botanical Gardens, Arboreta and Botanical Organizations (C41)

Single Organization Support (N11)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

ZOOfund for Kids

ZOOfund for Kids is a scholarship program for schools and organizations to apply for funds to defray the cost of Oklahoma City Zoo education classes and activities.  ZOOfund for Kids was created to ensure that any person, regardless of ability to pay, is given the opportunity to have an exciting and memorable conservation education experience.

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Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

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The Oklahoma Zoological Society is a nonprofit organization created to support and promote the Oklahoma City Zoological Park and its programs in education, conservation, zoological research, and recreation.

The Society supports the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens through membership drives, annual fundraising events, capital campaigns, marketing, and public relations.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Oklahoma Zoological Society, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 1/14/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Ms. Peggy Kates

Community Volunteer

Term: 2019 - 2020


Board co-chair

Mrs. Vicki Howard

No Affiliation

Term: 2011 - 2012

Craig Abbott

Abbott Dermatology, PC

Cindy Batt

Bank of Oklahoma, NA

Byron Gambulos

Byron's Liquor Warehouse

Julia Carrington Hall

Community Volunteer

Bob Hammack

Community Volunteer

Vicki Howard

Community Volunteer

Carlos Johnson

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Don Kaspereit

DPI Companies

Kristi Mathis

Community Volunteer

Donna McCampbell

MidFirst Bank

Morton Payne

Morton Payne & Associates

Keith Peters

McAfee & Taft

Alice Pippin

Community Volunteer

Pat Potts

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H. Rainbolt

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Aimee Salalati

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Darryl Schmidt

BancFirst

Lee Allan Smith

Ackerman McQueen/OK Events, Inc.

Jon Trudgeon

Westminster School

Vince White

Retired

Kent Williams

Retired

Don Zachritz

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Frank Hill

McAfee & Taft

Brett Leemaster

Smile Solutions, PLLC

Pama Palmer

Community Volunteer

Mark Sullivan

Retired

Dustin Fredrick

Oklahoma Natural Gas

Matt McGuire

Commercial Oklahoma

Jeff Segell

Classen Tag Agency

Christine Anthony

Spencer Stuart International Inc.

Alan Holloway

McAfee & Taft

Derek Albro

Devon Energy Corporation

Peggy Kates

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Megan Tilly

Dick Beshear

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Debbie McCown

Community Volunteer

Matt Payne

Consultant/Freelance photographer

Sara Sweet

Attorney

Daniel Adams

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Wade Deaver

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Lisa John

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Blair Naifeh

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Suzy Sultemeier

Community Volunteer

Karen Delaney

Community Volunteer

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No