AZH Lifetime Membership Award
Stephen Tran Asprodites
Lifetime Member as of 2005
The Denver Zoo
Lifetime Member as of 2017
The San Diego Zoo
Lifetime Member as of 2021
The Toledo Zoo
Lifetime Membership Considerations
The Association of Zoological Horticulture (AZH) Board of Directors invites members to nominate retiring colleagues for consideration to be honored with a Lifetime Membership to the organization. This award will honor long standing members who have significantly contributed to the success and growth of AZH and the field of zoological horticulture.
Nominations for this award can be submitted to the Board of Directors by any AZH professional member in good standing who feels that a colleague has met the criteria and has announced their retirement from the field of zoological horticulture. The Board of Directors will review the nomination and vote to approve the award.
A Lifetime Membership award can be considered when the following criteria have been met:
The nominee has been an active member of AZH for a minimum of twenty (20) years and meets four (4) of the following six (6) requirements.
Should retiring AZH members not have met all above criteria, he or she may be nominated and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.Nominations should be submitted to the AZH Secretary via email.