West African Guinea Hog

West African Guinea Hog

Though once popular on homesteads and small farms in the southern United States, Guinea hogs are critically few in number. The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy has placed them under the most endangered heading on the Conservation Priority List.

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Membership
Catering at the Zoo

Board of Directors

Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is governed by a Board of Directors whose members are elected by Friends members. Officers of the Board are elected by members of the board. Members are elected to serve three-year terms and may serve no more than two consecutive terms.

Our volunteer  board plays an essential role in the organization's leadership, and its members bring skills, experience and talents to assist our partnership efforts with the zoo.

  • Carl Isley, Chair - M&T Bank
  • Heidi Holtz, Vice Chair - Stillwork Consulting
  • Peter Belyea, Secretary - CXtec/TERACAI
  • Jamie Keiser, Treasurer - The Bonadio Group
  • Ellenrose GalganoVolunteer Liaison - North Syracuse School District, Retired
  • Timothy R. Barnhart - Northwestern Mutual 
  • Andy Bobrek - Bond, Schoeneck & King, LLP
  • John C. Dougherty - SRC
  • Ryan Elliott - Byrne Dairy
  • Al Gough -- Brine Wells Development
  • Jaime J. Hunsicker - Hancock Estabrook LLP
  • Laura Iorio - Community Volunteer & Zoo Supporter
  • Melissa A. Piper - National Grid 
  • James Rowley - Onondaga County Legislature
  • Dr. Zina Berry, DDS -- Berry Good Dental Care
  • Benjamin Hussong - Alliance Advisory Group
  • Anju Varshney - Community Volunteer
  • Margaret Martin - Jim & Juli Boeheim Foundation
  • Janet Agostini, Ex Officio - President & CEO, Friends of the Zoo
  • Ted Fox, Ex Officio - Director, Rosamond Gifford Zoo
  • William Lansley, Ex Officio - Commissioner, Onondaga County Parks



 

 

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