Nancy Kluge leads Reid Park Zoological Society, where she has served since 2009. As President and CEO, Nancy guides Reid Park Zoo in its mission to ‘create inspiring memories for all by connecting people and animals to ensure the protection of wild animals and wild places’. The City of Tucson-owned Reid Park Zoo is the largest attended attraction in southern Arizona with approximately 500,000 guests annually. Nancy is committed to the Tucson community, conservation and STEM education.
Nancy serves as past board chair for Visit Tucson, is a member of the Audit and Ethics committee for United Way, board member for Planned Giving Round Table of Southern Arizona and the finance committee chair for her church.
A University of Arizona graduate who grew up in Tucson, she was honored as a ’60 for 60’ STEM Community Leader by the Southern Arizona Regional Science and Engineering Fair in 2015 and was given an honorary membership in Beta Gamma Sigma by the Eller College at the University of Arizona in 2016. She was also honored with a Community Service Award by the League of United Latin American Citizens in 2016.