Friends of the Zoo

The Hutchinson Friends of the Zoo is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote the welfare and continued improvement of the Hutchinson Zoo as a cultural, educational, and recreational asset to the City of Hutchinson, Kansas.

Executive Board Members

President: Carissa Iseman
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Vice President: Scott Conklin

Treasurer: Sharon Johnson

Secretary: Alex Iseman

Board Members

Sarah Rodriguez

Holly Reith

Vivian Best

Rachel Shannon

FOTZ Staff Members

  • FOTZ Administrator: Hannah Grace

Zoo Staff:

  • Zoo Director: Nicole Mantz
  • Parks Director: Justin Combs