How We Work

EGZAC Mission:

Support the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria through:

Compiling information on EU experiences with contraception

Curating this information in a database

Complimenting the American Association of Zoos and Aquariums Reproductive Management Center (AZA RMC)

Identifying gaps in current knowledge on contraception use/efficiency

Encouraging and focusing research in key areas of need

Promoting a holistic approach to animal contraception through continuous health surveilance of individuals during and after contraception

Making this information readily available to interested parties

 

EGZAC Working Group Members:

  • Co-chairs: Sue Walker 1 and Sarah Forsyth 2
  • Vice-chair: Yedra Feltrer 3
  • EAZA Executive Office Liaison: Katharina Hermann 4
  • Programme Coordinator: Veronica Cowl 1
  • Henk Bertschinger 5
  • Hester van Bolhuis 6
  • Tobias Knauf-Witzens 7
  • Katarina Jewgenow 8
  • Tai Strike 9

Advisors to the Working Group:

  • Maria Teresa Abello 3
  • Mary Agnew 10
  • Cheryl Asa 10
  • Linda Douglas 1
  • Holly Farmer 11
  • Kimberley Frank 12
  • Gidona Goodman 13
  • Imke Lüders 14
  • Giovanna Massei 15
  • Johanna Painer 16
  • Kristen Pullen 17
  • Maja Rütten18
  • Franz Schwarzenberger 16
  • Susanne Shultz 19
  • Mark Stidworthy 20
  • Cyriel Ververs 21