Your health and safety is our utmost concern. That’s why the National Aviary has been closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus). While there is no known threat of COVID-19 at the National Aviary, out of an abundance of caution, the National Aviary will be closed beginning Saturday, March 14 through at least March 31. During this time, dedicated staff will continue to care for the animals at the National Aviary. Status updates can be found here, on the National Aviary’s website.

Your health and safety is our utmost concern. That’s why the National Aviary has been closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus). While there is no known threat of COVID-19 at the National Aviary, out of an abundance of caution, the National Aviary will be closed beginning Saturday, March 14 through at least March 31. During this time, dedicated staff will continue to care for the animals at the National Aviary. Status updates can be found here, on the National Aviary’s website.

Leadership

Administration & Operations 

Cheryl L. Tracy, CPA, Executive Director

Randy Krakoff, CPA, CGMA, Chief Financial Officer

Laurie Nicholl, Director of Philanthropy

Tracey Palmieri, Director of Organizational Development and Human Resources

Carly Morgan, Director of Marketing & Communications

Sam Moore, Director of Guest Operations

Animal Programs 

Kurt Hundgen, Director of Animal Collections

Buildings and Grounds 

Jeff Checcio, Director of Facility Operations

Conservation and Field Research 

Dr. Steven Latta, Director of Conservation and Field Research

Veterinary Hospital

Dr. Pilar Fish, DVM, Senior Director, Zoological Advancement and Avian Medicine