Our Team

Staff

Executive Director: Andria Heath

Operations Manager: Nikki Sheehan

Events & Visitor Experience Coordinator: Melissa Ellis

Communications Coordinator: Mike Beck

Gift Shop:

Amy Hoffmann

Alyssa Tamburrino

Carol Heburn

Lynn Brooks

Allison Kollar

Education Curator: Mary Hall

Kathleen Mallory

Erin Mechan

Nicolette Joaquin

Justin Horender

Animal Curator: Mike Bates

Beth Ricci

Jackie Gregory

Dr. Ellen Hilton

Alexandra Gemelli

Mandie Koenig

Amy Augustine

Jen Penas

Tim Johnston

Emily DeTine

Erin Lord-Astles

Melanie Entelisano

Buildings and Grounds Superintendent: Gary Mundschenk

Chris Donahue

Mikhail Naryvonchyk

Cory McKinstry

Board of Trustees

Board President: Joseph DeTraglia, Esq.

President Elect: Robert Jubenville, PhD

William Winsman

Mark Barbato

John Sullivan, M.D.

Patricia Fox

Philomena Sosso

Jim Viggiano

Joan Sinnott, PhD

William Lints

Lisa DeFrees

Kevin Wiegand

 

Hours and Admisson

April 1 to October 31: Open 10AM until 4:45 PM
November 1 to March 31: Open 10AM, admission/gift shop closes at 3PM & Zoo gates close at 4PM

Admission 4/1- 10/31 11/1- 3/31 & Group
Child 3-12 $4.75 $2.50
Adult 13-61 $7.75 $4.25
Senior 62+, Military, College w/ ID $6.75 $3.50

Zoo Blog

Upcoming Events

Oct
8
Wed
10:30 AM Homeschool Program – Up All Night
Homeschool Program – Up All Night
Oct 8 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Homeschool Program - Up All Night
Is your child a budding zoologist? Our interactive classes help to further homeschool studies through group activities and animal interactions. Read More
6:00 PM Utica Comets Season Ticket Pick-...
Utica Comets Season Ticket Pick-...
Oct 8 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Utica Comets Season Ticket Pick-Up Party
The Utica Comets will be hosting an exclusive event for 2014-15 season-ticket holders at the Utica Zoo on Wednesday, Oct. Read More
Oct
9
Thu
10:30 AM Stroller Safari – Whos New in th...
Stroller Safari – Whos New in th...
Oct 9 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Stroller Safari - Whos New in the Children's Zoo?
Load up your stroller and join the newest zoo adventure for your toddler or infant! Each safari includes an interactive Read More
Oct
17
Fri
6:00 PM 27th Annual Spooktacular @ Utica Zoo
27th Annual Spooktacular @ Utica Zoo
Oct 17 @ 6:00 PM – Oct 17 @ 9:00 PM
Join the Utica Zoo as it hosts the 27th annual Spooktacular event from Friday, October 17th through Sunday the 19th. Read More

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