New Zoo BOD Member!

Michael LaneThe Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is pleased to announce the election of new Board of Directors member Michael Lane.

 Michael Lane works at Bouchard Insurance in Maitland, FL as a Commercial Insurance Specialist. Bouchard Insurance's motto is Client First, and according to CEO Doug Bishop, "Having someone to look out for your best interest is beyond comforting. It provides confidence to achieve greatness. At Bouchard Insurance, Client First is more than a statement, it is our purpose. We know that putting the needs of others ahead of our own will provide support and security that will allow them to focus on what matters in their lives."

 Michael Lane went to North Carolina Central University. He is President of Toastmasters International-Citrus Toastmasters, active in the Citrus Club, as a Co-Chair of Young Executive Committee's Philanthropy, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Vision of Flight, Tuskegee Airman Inc. and Quest Inc.

 Mr. Lane is also  participating in Leadership Seminole Class 25 with Zoo President & CEO Philip Flynn III, Ed.D. Leadership Seminole is a program that "provides leadership development and establishes stakeholders as equal voices in dialogue, consensus, and action resulting in community improvement and stewardship in the Seminole County region."

 "The Central Florida Zoological Society  is pleased to welcome Mike Lane to the Board of Directors," said Philip Flynn III. "Mr. Lane’s enthusiasm and commitment to wildlife education and conservation are recognized and the Zoo looks forward to his guidance and insights."