‘Energetic, Dynamic’ Donna Weissman Recognized as Brevard Zoo Volunteer of the Year
By Elliot Zirulnik, Brevard Zoo Communications Manager // February 20, 2019
Weissman dedicated 900 hours to the Zoo in 2018
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Celebrations are in order for Donna Weissman, who was recognized as Brevard Zoo’s 2018 Volunteer of the Year at its Volunteer Appreciation Dinner held this month.
Weissman has been volunteering at the Zoo since June 2017 and dedicated just shy of 900 hours to the Zoo in 2018 alone.
She has worn several hats in her time volunteering, including assisting in the aviary and on the Expedition Africa platform, being an animal handler and leading other volunteers as a Day Captain.
On top of all of her “assigned shifts,” Weissman also is a member of the Animal Enrichment Committee and eagerly fills other positions as needed.
“Donna is one of the most energetic, dynamic people I know,” said Kathleen Nichols, director of volunteer programs. “We are so lucky to have her and thank her for her devoted service.”