AALSO through the years

Over the years we have and a fantastic group of people shape our organization into what it is today. Unfortunately some information from the beginning of the organization is missing. Please help us fill in the blanks!

Click an image to see the spreadsheet. Click the button on the upper right to make it larger, or follow the link below to be taken to the entire list.

https://www.aalso.org/wp22/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/AALSO-Board-Through-the-Yearsx.pdf

 

AALSO Board Through the Years

2014

Las Vegas, NV

Golden Nugget/Mirage

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

George Tenhagen Busch Gardens Tampa

Pres Council

Leo Lester Asahi America

VP

Eric Hall Georgia Aquarium

Pres Council

Gennarro D’Alterio Met-Pro Dean

Treasurer

Paul Thomas Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Pres Council

Brooke Taylor Aquatic Eco Systems

Secretary

Wes Schmidt Minnesota Zoo

Board #1

John Hale RCK

Board #1

Remy Comer Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Board #2

Amy Reidel-Stone Aquatic Eco Systems

Board #2

Laurie Kormos Steinhart Aquarium/CAS

Board #3

Brandon Baker Ryan-Herco

Board #3

Mike Bajek Golden Nugget/Mirage

2013

Oakland, CA California Academy of Sciences / Six Flags Animal Discovery

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Rick Davis Walt Disney World

Pres Council

Leo Lester Asahi America

VP

John Barnhill Ripley’s Myrtle Beach

Pres Council

Gennarro D’Alterio Met-Pro Dean

Treasurer

George Tenhagen Busch Gardens Tampa

Pres Council

Brooke Taylor Aquatic Eco Systems

Secretary

Paul Thomas Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Board #1

John Hale RCK

Board #1

Wes Schmidt Minnesota Zoo

Board #2

Amy Reidel-Stone Aquatic Eco Systems

Board #2

Laurie Kormos Steinhart Aquarium/CAS

Board #3

Jonathon Pierce Miami Filter

Board #3

Eric Hall Georgia Aquarium

2012

Minneapolis, MN Minnesota Zoo

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Rick Davis Walt Disney World

Pres Council

Leo Lester Asahi America

VP

Robert Anderson Seattle Aquarium

Pres Council

Gennarro D’Alterio Met-Pro Dean

Treasurer

John Barnhill Ripley’s Myrtle Beach

Pres Council

Jack Felts Harrington Plastics

Secretary

Paul Thomas Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Board #1

Jonathon Pierce Miami Filter

Board #1

Joe Sollowin Landry’s Downtown Aquarium

Board #2

John Hale RCK

Board #2

Board #3

Amy Reidel-Stone Aquatic Eco Systems

Board #3

2011

Orlando, FL Walt Disney World

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Rick Davis Walt Disney World

Pres Council

Leo Lester Asahi America

VP

Robert Anderson Seattle Aquarium

Pres Council

Gennarro D’Alterio Met-Pro Dean

Treasurer

John Barnhill Ripley’s Myrtle Beach

Pres Council

Jack Felts Harrington Plastics

Secretary

Brooke Taylor Walt Disney World

Board #1

Jonathon Pierce Miami Filter

Board #1

Joe Sollowin Landry’s Downtown Aquarium

Board #2

John Hale RCK

Board #2

Roger Phillips Monterey Bay Aquarium

Board #3

Amy Reidel-Stone Aquatic Eco Systems

Board #3

George Tenhagen Busch Gardens Tampa

Board #4

Brooke Taylor Aquatic Eco Systems

2010

Galveston, TX Moody Gardens/Landry’s Downtown Aq.

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

George Tenhagen Busch Gardens Tampa

Pres Council

Leo Lester Asahi America

VP

Rick Davis Walt Disney World

Pres Council

Gennarro D’Alterio Met-Pro Dean

Treasurer

John Barnhill Ripley’s Myrtle Beach

Pres Council

Jack Felts Harrington Plastics

Secretary

Robert Anderson Seattle Aquarium

Board #1

Jonathon Pierce Miami Filter

Board #1

Joe Sollowin Landry’s Downtown Aquarium

Board #2

Debbie O’Haver Area

Board #2

Roger Phillips Monterey Bay Aquarium

Board #3

Board #3

2009

Seattle, WA Seattle Aquarium

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

George Tenhagen Busch Gardens Tampa

Pres Council

Leo Lester Asahi America

VP

Rick Davis Walt Disney World

Pres Council

Gennarro D’Alterio Met-Pro Dean

Treasurer

Henry Johnson SeaWorld Orlando

Pres Council

Jack Felts Harrington Plastics

Secretary

Robert Anderson Seattle Aquarium

Board #1

Debbie O’Haver Area

Board #1

Roger Phillips Monterey Bay Aquarium

Board #2

Board #2

Board #3

Board #3

2008

Baltimore, MD Baltimore Aquarium

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

George Tenhagen Busch Gardens Tampa

Pres Council

Leo Lester Asahi America

VP

Joe Poniatowski Georgia Aquarium

Pres Council

Gennarro D’Alterio Met-Pro Dean

Treasurer

Henry Johnson SeaWorld Orlando

Pres Council

Jack Felts Harrington Plastics

Secretary

Board #1

Board #1

Board #2

Board #2

Board #3

Board #3

Steve File Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

2007

Atlanta, GA Georgia Aquarium

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Henry Johnson SeaWorld Orlando

Board #1

Jack Felts Harrington Industrial Plastics

VP

Joe Poniatowski Georgia Aquarium

Board #2

Jim Board Fyboc, Met-Pro Dean Pumps

Treasurer

George Tenhagen Busch Gardens Tampa

Board #3

Bob Hawkens Neptune Benson

Secretary

Board #1

Board #2

Board #3

Steve File Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

2006

Chattanooga, TN Tennessee Aquarium

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Henry Johnson SeaWorld Orlando

Board #1

Jack Felts Harrington Industrial Plastics

VP

James Friday Walt Disney World

Board #2

Jim Board Fyboc, Met-Pro Dean Pumps

Treasurer

George Tenhagen Busch Gardens Tampa

Board #3

Bob Hawkens Neptune Benson

Secretary

Joe Poniatowski Georgia Aquarium

Board #1

Board #2

Board #3

Steve File Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

2005

San Diego, Ca San Diego Zoo / SeaWorld San California

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Henry Johnson SeaWorld Orlando

Board #1

Jack Felts Harrington Industrial Plastics

VP

James Friday Walt Disney World

Board #2

Jim Board Fyboc, Met-Pro Dean Pumps

Treasurer

George Tenhagen Busch Gardens Tampa

Board #3

Bob Hawkens Neptune Benson

Secretary

Joe Poniatowski Georgia Aquarium

Board #1

Steve File Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Board #2

Board #3

2004

Charleston, SC

Charleston Aquarium

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Kristen Miles Pavia Seneca Park Zoo

Board #1

Greg Claffey PCI WEDECO

VP

Mike Hurst SeaWorld Orlando

Board #2

Jack Felts Harrington Industrial Plastics

Treasurer

Henry Johnson SeaWorld Orlando

Board #3

Tom Brown ASI

Secretary

Joe Poniatowski Georgia Aquarium

Board #1

Steve File Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Board #2

John Rawle Vancouver Aquarium

Board #3

2003

Orlando, FL

Discovery Cove

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Kristen Miles Pavia Seneca Park Zoo

Board #1

VP

Board #2

Treasurer

Henry Johnson SeaWorld Orlando

Board #3

Secretary

John Rawle Vancouver Aquarium

Board #1

Steve File Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Board #2

Board #3

2002

Gatlinburg, TN

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

John Rawles Vancouver Aquarium

Board #1

VP

Kristen Miles Pavia Seneca Park Zoo

Board #2

Treasurer

Mike Hurst SeaWorld Orlando

Board #3

Secretary

Courtney Rhodes

Board #1

Steve File Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Board #2

Henry Johnson SeaWorld Orlando

Board #3

2001

Denver, CO

Colorado’s Ocean Journey

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Board #1

VP

Board #2

Treasurer

Board #3

Secretary

Board #1

Board #2

Board #3

2000

Long Beach, CA

Aquarium of the Pacific

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Board #1

VP

Board #2

Treasurer

Board #3

Secretary

Board #1

Board #2

Board #3

1999

Myrtle Beach, SC

Ripley’s Myrtle Beach

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Gregg Case SeaWorld Orlando

Board #1

VP

Board #2

Treasurer

Board #3

Secretary

Kristin Miles-Pavia Seneca Park Zoo

Board #1

Board #2

Board #3

1998

Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha Zoo (?)

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Gregg Case SeaWorld Orlando

Board #1

VP

Kent Semmen Walt Disney World

Board #2

Treasurer

Mike Hurst SeaWorld Orlando

Board #3

Secretary

Kristin Miles-Pavia Seneca Park Zoo

Board #1

Joe Arlotto San Diego Zoo

Board #2

Mike Junior

Board #3

Stewart McDaniels Mirage

1997

Monterey Bay, CA

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Board #1

VP

Board #2

Treasurer

Board #3

Secretary

Board #1

Board #2

Board #3

1996

Orlando, Florida

SeaWorld Orlando

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Board #1

VP

Board #2

Treasurer

Board #3

Secretary

Board #1

Board #2

Board #3

1995

Las Vegas, NV

Mirage Hotel

Operator Board

Facility

Vendor Board

Company

President

Board #1

VP

Board #2

Treasurer

Board #3

Secretary