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New General Curator


General CuratorLee Richardson Zoo has a new General Curator.  After a nationwide search, Sarah Colman was hired to fill this key leadership role at the zoo.  “Sarah stands out as someone whose experience and drive can help Lee Richardson Zoo continue to pursue its mission and vision of conservation, education, and public engagement.  We’re glad to have her as part of our team” said Kristi Newland, Zoo Director. 


Ms. Colman previously worked at Palm Beach Zoo in West Palm Beach, Florida and the Dallas Zoo.  As General Curator she will be responsible for guiding the animal care staff and for the health, well-being, and daily management of the zoo’s resident animals.  She assumed her duties on March 20th.