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New General Curator



Jordan Piha, General CuratorLee Richardson Zoo has named Jordan Piha as the new General Curator.  After a nationwide search, Mr. Piha, an in-house candidate, was promoted to the position.  “Jordan has been emerging as a leader since his arrival at Lee Richardson Zoo,” said Kristi Newland, Zoo Director.  Jordan has been at the zoo for over three years and has worked with a wide variety of the species at the zoo during that time.  He was at the Sunset Zoo in Manhattan, Kansas prior to coming to Garden City.  As General Curator he will be responsible for the daily management of the animal collection and animal division staff as well as overseeing the veterinary care of the collection.