The Virginia Aquarium's Chief of Animal & Conservation Programs oversees three areas of operations; Animal Care, Advocacy & Government Affairs, and Sustainable Practices, providing executive guidance and assuring collaboration and integration of these areas internally and externally to achieve the Aquarium's mission. This position will lead a diverse team responsible for:
  • all aspects of care for Aquarium animal collections.
  • engaging with partners to advocate for operational and conservation policy and legislation.
  • developing and implementing a plan for sustainable operations.
  • developing and supporting research and field conservation projects.
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