About Us

June 5, 2016

The Cheetah SSP is made up of zoo professionals from various institutions.

SSP Coordinator:

Dr. Adrienne Crosier, Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park

Management Committee:

Steve Bircher, St. Louis Zoo

Dusty Lombardi, Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

Rebecca McKeel, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Karen Meeks, White Oak Conservation

Randi Meyerson, Toledo Zoo

Gary Noble, Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Sara Roy, Wildlife Safari

Tracy Sorensen, Brevard Zoo

Mary Jo Stearns, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

Advisers:

Education: Linda Castaneda, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Nutrition: Mike Maslanka, Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park

Pathology: Dr. Karen Terio, University of Illinois

Veterinary Medicine: Dr. Luis Padilla, St. Louis Zoo