Jim Maddy, M.A. President and CEO of the American Zoo and Aquarium Association.
"Jim Maddy has an M.A. in Economics from West Virginia University and a long and distinguished career supporting conservation. He comes to AZA from the Resources Legacy Fund, Sacramento, CA, a major funder of resource conservation activities in California.
"His leadership experience includes serving nine years as president of the National Park Foundation, Washington, DC, which generates private funding to protect national parks resources and enhance visitor experience. Prior to that he was president of the League of Conservation Voters, the federal election arm of the major national environmental advocacy organizations."