Press Release: Pueblo Zoo Appoints Interim Executive Director

September 8, 2015



Pueblo Zoo Appoints Interim Executive Director

Announces Recruitment Strategy for New Executive Director


PUEBLO, Colo. (Sept 2, 2015)    At its September 1st meeting, the Board of Directors of the Pueblo Zoo voted to appoint Abbie Krause as the interim Executive Director following current Director, Stephanie Stowell’s, resignation effective September 25th.


Krause has been with the Pueblo Zoo since April of 2013 as Director of Marketing & Communications. During the past two and a half years she has been an integral part of the zoo’s senior leadership team and a major contributor to the successes the zoo has seen during that time.


The zoo’s Board of Directors has begun the search for a new Executive Director and plans to have a new leader in place by the beginning of 2016.  Information about the position and application process can be found on the Association of Zoo’s & Aquarium’s website at




The Pueblo Zoo is a not-for-profit organization and is an accredited member of the Associations of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).  Look for the AZA logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things.


From October to April, the Zoo is open Mon – Sat 9am – 4 pm; Sunday 12pm – 4pm. From May to September, the Zoo is open every day from 9am to 5pm.  For more information, call 561-1452 or visit Join us on Facebook.

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