Emerging leaders, a sweep of the AZA and more awards for Smithsonian Channel

December 6, 2013

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Mike Maslanka

Mike Maslanka

With the recent election of Mike Maslanka as chair of the Nutrition Advisory Group for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, staff from the National Zoo chair a record-breaking five scientific advisory groups and other committees for AZA, including:

  •  Mike Maslanka, Nutrition Advisory Group
  • Sara Hallagher, Avian Scientific Advisory Group
  • Erika Bauer, Behavior Advisory Group
  • Don Moore, Acquisition/Disposition Task Force
  • Dennis Kelly, Safety Committee

Emerging Leaders

Twenty-five participants from 18 Smithsonian units have been named to the inaugural class of the first Emerging Leaders Development Program. The program will provide professional development and mentoring activities designed to foster cross-unit collaboration. Congratualtions to:

  • Bethany Bentley, National Portrait Gallery
  • Jennifer Brundage, Smithsonian Affiliations
  • Jennifer Cohlman, Smithsonian Institution Libraries
  • Jennifer L. Daniels, National Zoological Park
  • Brian Frank, National Air and Space Museum
  • Joshua M. Gorman, Anacostia Community Museum
  • Jackie Gubany, National Museum of Natural History
  • Sara Hallager, National Zoo
  • Sarah Hedean, Smithsonian Gardens
  • Kathy A. Hollis, Natural History
  • Jonathan Kavalier, Smithsonian Gardens
  • Jeremy Kinney, Air and Space
  • Amy Lemon, Office of Fellowships and Internships
  • Nora Lockshin, Smithsonian Institution Archives
  • Caroline Mah, Smithsonian Affiliations
  • Kristy Maruca, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • Masum Momaya, Asian Pacific American Center
  • Pino Monaco, Center for Learning & Digital Access
  • Ioana Munteanu, Office of Policy & Analysis
  • Sharyl Pahe, National Museum of the American Indian
  • Mary Savig, Archives of American Art
  • Megan Smith, National Museum of American History
  • Rebecca Snyder, Natural History
  • Joann Stevens, American History
  • Robert Wilcox, Office of Exhibits Central

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Posted: 6 December 2013
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