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Governance - BOARD members

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Serving the Citizens of St. Louis City and St. Louis County Since 1972


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Saint Louis Art Museum

Saint Louis Art Museum
One Fine Arts Drive
Forest Park, St. Louis, MO 63110
Telephone: 314.721.0072

Missouri Botanical Garden

Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110
Telephone: 314.577.5100

Missouri History Museum

Missouri History Museum
Lindell and DeBaliviere
Forest Park, St. Louis, MO 63110
Telephone: 314.746.4599 

Saint Louis Science Center

Saint Louis Science Center
5050 Oakland Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110
Telephone: 314.289.4400

Saint Louis Zoo

Saint Louis Zoo
One Government Drive
St. Louis, MO 63110
Telephone: 314.781.0900

Metropolitan Zoological Park & Museum District Board Members
The Metropolitan Zoological Park and Museum District



adopted by the ZMD Board of Directors on October 29, 2015

click here for copy of the ZMD Code of Ethics


Saint Louis Art MuseumThe Zoo Museum District’s governing body, its Board of Directors, is comprised of eight individuals. Four Board members represent the citizens of the City of St. Louis and are appointed by the City Mayor. County citizens are represented by four Board members who are appointed by the County Executive. Appointments are on a four-year rotation. Each January 1st the terms of one County Board member and one City Board member expire. Fifty-six citizens have served on the Zoo Museum District Board. Missouri History Museum

District Board members are assisted by other citizens, confirmed by the Mayor and County Executive, who serve on Subdistrict Commissions to oversee funds for each of the five member institutions. Each Subdistrict Commission has ten members, half from the City of St. Louis and half from St. Louis County. Commissioners play a vital role in assuring that taxpayer funds are carefully and responsibly spent.

Fifty-six citizens have served as members of the Zoo Museum Board of Directors.

These individuals include: 


  Mary Elliott Brandin Harry T. Bussmann III Jacqueline L. Butler
  Thomas J. Campbell**  Christine A. Chadwick** Barbara C. Claggett
  Darnetta Clinkscale** George K. Conant, Jr. Thelma V. Cook
  Gerald P. Deppe Judge Jimmie M. Edwards Robert E. Eggmann**
  Jennifer H. Fisher Frankie Muse Freeman Jerome E. Glick
  Anne P. Gorham Michelle Harris** Clarence T. Hunter
  Roy W. Jordan Perry Joseph Donna G. Knight
Gerhardt Kramer   Hal A. Kroeger, Jr. Betty J. Lee
  Robert G. Lowery, Sr.** Joyce L. Margulis Kay A. Marshall
  Adrienne  B. Morgan Thomas C. Mummert**  Robert A. Powell
  Francis A. Rankin Georgia P. Rankin Paul K. Richey
  Kenneth J. Rothman Joan W. Ruesing Armentha M. Russell
  Homer E. Sayad Gerard J. Schmidt Vincent C. Schoemehl
  Alice Scott Hugh Scott III Bishop Richard F. Stika
  Sheldon H. Stock Donald J. Stohr Leon Strauss
  John H. Thomas Richard E. Thomas Ruth M. Trusheim
Ben Uchitelle Charles E. Valier Floyd C. Warmann
  David S. Weber Joan J. Weber Gary C. Werths
  Gloria Wessels Pat Whitaker  
**Current Board Member