Board of Directors
Friends of High Park is a volunteer-driven non-profit organization governed by a board of directors. It takes all kinds of people working together to get stuff done. Here’s our bunch of people!
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Chair – Sarah Doucette
I volunteer because I love that a 127 year old zoo is free and accessible to everyone and it is within the City of Toronto, on the subway line in a destination park High Park.
Vice-Chair – Simone Stock
I volunteer because I am passionate about community access to free, educational opportunities in the outdoors. High Park Zoo created a sense of connection and community for me when I first became a mother. Its preservation as a hub for families especially is something I care about deeply.
Treasurer – Chris Diceman, CFA
I volunteer because High Park Zoo is a vital part of the community that deserves both protecting and improving for future generations.
Secretary – Catherine Murray
I volunteer because happiness comes from giving, and seeing the baby animals doesn’t hurt, either.
I volunteer because I visited when I was new to Canada and enjoy seeing all generations visiting, enjoying and learning about nature together
I volunteer because I grew up visiting the park and would like to see it continue to thrive and be a part of other’s fond memories.
I volunteer because seeing visitors smile when they see the animals makes me happy.
I volunteer because High Park Zoo should be a free space to learn about a variety of animals and for generations to escape from the hustle of the city while still inside the city.
I volunteer because I love hanging out with the animals.
I volunteer because I love working in nature and want to make beneficial changes for our community.
Jennifer WebsterI volunteer because visitin the zoo brings me joy and peace and I want the zoo to be part of our community for future generations.
I volunteer because I am passionate about the animals that are a part of it. I want to do my piece to ensure that others feel the same way and think about how they can ensure these animals have a habitat in the future.
Chair – John Formosa
I volunteer because I have been going to High Park Zoo since I was 6 months old.