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Niabi Zoo Community Advisory Board

Purpose & Mission

The purpose of the Community Advisory Board is to provide recommendations to the Forest Preserve Commission regarding the operations and development of Niabi Zoo and to provide advise and counsel to the Zoo Director on matters pertaining to Niabi Zoo.  The Community Advisory Board's mission is to promote and advance Niabi Zoo's goal of education, conservation and enhancing the visitors' experience at the Zoo.

Community Advisory Board Operating Guidelines established through the adoption of a Resolution by the Forest Preserve Commission on July 18, 2017. 
  Barbar Melbourne
William Nelson - Chair Elizabeth Dierolf - Vice Chair       
Gerald Correthers - Secretary Katherine Broughton
Mik Holgersson Luke VanLandegen
Laura Crowe Kathy Matherly
John Peters  

Meetings are held at Niabi Zoo, 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley, IL  61240 in the Niabi Zoo Administrative Building unless otherwise noted.

Niabi Zoo Community Advisory Board Meetings

Date Time Agenda Minutes
November 13, 2017 5:30 PM A11132017 M11132017
December 4, 2017 5:30 PM A1242017 M1242017
January 8, 2018 5:30 PM A182018 M182018
February 19, 2018 5:30 PM A02192018 M02192018
March 5, 2018 5:30 PM A03052018 M03052018
April 2, 2018  5:30 PM A04022018 M04022018
May 7, 2018 5:30 PM A05072018 M05072018
June 11, 2018 5:30 PM A06112018 M06112018
July 2, 2018 5:30 PM A07022018 M07022018
August 4, 2018 5:30 PM A08042018 M08042018
September 10, 2018 5:30 PM A09102018 M09102018
October 1, 2018 5:30 PM A10012018 M10012018
November 5, 2018 5:30 PM A11052018 M11052018
December 3, 2018 5:30 PM A12032018 M12032018