First and Second Cycle Offices

First Cycle Offices

President, VP for Communications, VP for Captive Care and Breeding, VP for Education

Former Presidents

2012 – 2016Tetsuro MatsuzawaJapan
2008 – 2012Juichi YamagiwaJapan
2004 – 2008Richard WranghamUSA
2001 – 2004Dorothy FragaszyUSA
1996 – 2001Toshisada NishidaJapan
1992 – 1996Allison JollyUK
1988 – 1992W. Richard DukelowUSA
1984-1988John P. HearnUK
1980-1984William A. MasonUSA
1976-1980William A. MasonUSA
1972-1976Hans KummerSwitzerland
1964-1972Leonard CarmichaelUSA

Former VPs for Communication
(Office created in 2002)

2012 – 2016Claudia FichtelGermany
2008 – 2012Katie LeightyUSA
2004 – 2008Katie LeightyUSA
2002 – 2004Katie LeightyUSA

Former VPs for Captive Care and Breeding
(Office created in 1976)

2012 – 2016Christoph SchwitzerUK
2008 – 2012Debbie CoxUganda
2004 – 2008Colleen McCannUSA
2000 – 2004Colleen McCannUSA
1996 – 2000Hilary O. BoxUK
1992 – 1996Hilary O. BoxUK
1988 – 1992Trevor B. PooleUK
1984 – 1988James G. ElseUSA
1980 – 1984Hans-Jürg KuhnGermany
1976 – 1980R. E. HackettUK

Former VPs for Education
(Office created in 1996)

20120 – 2016Elizabeth LonsdorfUSA
2008 – 2012Elizabeth LonsdorfUSA
2004 – 2008Anne SavageUSA
2000 – 2004Anne SavageUSA
1996 – 2000Sian EvansUSA

Second Cycle Offices

Secretary General, Treasurer and VP for Membership, VP for Conservation, VP for Research

Former Secretary Generals

2014 – 2018Nancy CaineUSA
2010 – 2014Nancy CaineUSA
2008 – 2010Nancy CaineUSA
2004 – 2008Jan Van HoofUSA
2000 – 2004Elisabetta VisalberghiItaly
1996 – 2000Dorothy FragaszyUSA
1992 – 1996S. MendozaUSA
1988 – 1992Hans-Jürg KuhnGermany
1984 – 1988Gisela EppleUSA
1980 – 1984Allan M. SchrierUSA
1976 – 1980Allan M. SchrierUSA
1972 – 1976G. H. BourneUSA
1964 – 1972Helmut HoferGermany

Former Treasurers

Former Treasurers and VP for Membership (Offices combined in 2002)

1996 – 2002William E. RoudebushUSA
1992 – 1996Reinhold HutzUSA
1988 – 1992Richard G. RawlinsUSA
1984 – 1988W. Richard DukelowUSA
1980 – 1984W. Richard DukelowUSA
1976 – 1980R. Schneider; M. W. TerryUSA
1972 – 1976R. SchneiderGermany
1964 – 1972K. SpankelGermany

Former VP for Membership (and Information)

1996 – 2002Richard W. ByrneUK
1992 – 1996Dorothy FragaszyUSA
1988 – 1992Dorothy FragaszyUSA
1984 – 1988Herman DienskeNetherlands
1980 – 1984Herman DienskeNetherlands
1976 – 1980Herman DienskeNetherlands
1972 – 1976Herman DienskeNetherlands
1964 – 1972M. W. TerryUSA

Former Treasurers and VP for Membership

2014 – 2018Steve SchapiroUSA
2010 – 2014Steve SchapiroUSA
2006 – 2010Steve SchapiroUSA
2002 – 2004Steve SchapiroUSA

Former VPs for Conservation
(Office created in 1976)

2014 – 2018Janette WallisUSA
2010 – 2014Janette WallisUSA
2008 – 2010Janette WallisUSA
2004 – 2008Pierre Kakule VwirasihikyaDemocratic Republic of Congo
2000 – 2004Claudio PaduaBrazil
1996 – 2000Ernesto Rodriguez-LunaMexico
1992 – 1996Jeanne AltmannUSA
1988 – 1992David J. ChiversUK
1984 – 1988Ken Green; John F OatesUSA
1980 – 1984J. Stephen Gartlan                         UK
1976 – 1980J. Stephen Gartlan                       UK

Former VPs for Research
(Office created in 2006)

2014 – 2018Joanna SetchellUK
2010 – 2014Joanna SetchellUK
2006 – 2010Peter KappelerGermany