Are you a professional with a passion for
conservation, wildlife and community leadership?

The Wildest Club in Town (WCIT) is for professionals and
animal enthusiasts age 21 or older. 

Meet and network with other members who share a passion for wildlife conservation and seek to engage with energetic and like-minded leaders. 

Membership provides an enriching experience through environmentally focused volunteer opportunities, professional networking activities, collaborative group projects and exclusive invitations to WCIT member events.

WCIT Membership Benefits Include:

  • Group Service Projects
  • Leadership and Membership Positions
  • Networking
  • Speakers and Workshops
  • Inside Access to Zoo Events
  • Zoo Wide Discounts

WCIT Membership Requirements:

  • Passionate about the Zoo, wildlife conservation and the local community
  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Participation in events, projects, speakers and workshops
  • Help fundraise to support the Zoo’s initiatives
  • Current Zoo membership
  • Annual Dues

roar with us

Noelle Bouvier

Noelle is a graduate of both Northwest University and Phoenix Seminary and worked among the Native Americans in northern Arizona as a pastor and secondary educator for eleven years. After returning to Chandler, she opened a pet sitting business – Must Love Pets – and recently completed the manuscript for her first devotional for domestic pet lovers, including a section on pet loss and grief. Her next devotional project will focus on wildlife.

After studying digital marketing and copywriting, she recently launched her two copywriting businesses: Crosswords Christian Copywriting and Writer for Wildlife Copywriting, both focusing on cause and fundraising marketing in their respective niches.

Noelle currently studies Digital Photography at Mesa Community College and the New York Institute of Photography and enjoys photographing the Phoenix Zoo’s wildlife.

The first Tuesday of each month:

  • March 3
  • March 31
  • May 5
  • June 2
  • July 7
  • August 4
  • September 1
  • October 6
  • November 3
  • December 1

Wild Saturdays are a WCIT member benefit to learn more about the Zoo and the animals, typically held on the second Saturday of each month!

3/14- Aldabra Tortoises

4/11- Sumatran Tiger

5/9- African Lion

6/13- Asian Elephant

7/18- Ambassador Animal Resources

8/8- Sand Cat

9/12- Nutritional Services

10/10- Fennec Fox

11/14- Komodo Dragon

12/12- Birds


Your membership will last a full calendar year from the date you join.

Yes, your membership fee of $200* is a donation to the Phoenix Zoo and is 100 percent tax deductible and you will receive a tax acknowledgement. 

Did you know you may be able to multiply your support of the Zoo? Many employers will match your WCIT membership contribution, providing additional funds to further support our animal care, education outreach and wildlife conservation programs. Contact your Human Resources department to learn if your employer has a matching gift program.

President, Kelley Durham, K Durham Law PLLC |

Vice President, Andrea Stroud, Quality Home Maintenance |

Secretary, MaryEllen (Carlise) Seaton, Marketing/Recruiting |

Phoenix Zoo Staff Liaison: Amanda Frein, Development Specialist | 602.914.4362 |

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Interested in becoming a member of the *Wildest Club in Town? Complete the WCIT application today!

*Limited time offer: $50 off annual dues!