Susie Reed


Name: Susie Reed

Year Joined FBZS: 2006

Current City: Gainesville, Tx

Hometown: Gainesville, Tx

Work: Retired

Other Affiliations:  Retired from raising sons, working as an administrative assistant for 20+ years and now enjoying gardening and spending time with family, friends and my special Boxers, George and Gracie.

Family/Marriage/Kids/Grandkids: Married to David.  Together we have 3 sons, 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Why did you join FBZS?: I loved our zoo even as a child.  So I am thrilled and honored to serve on the board.  It’s been very rewarding to see the improvement and growth of our zoo due in part to the efforts of the Frank Buck Zoological Society.  Our zoo is lovely and nestled right next to a beautiful public park.  It is truly a zoo every age can enjoy.

What is your favorite thing about the Frank Buck Zoo?: My favorite think about our zoo is watching and participating in its growth and beauty.  Because of its size and location, visitors can enjoys “residents” of our zoo up close and personal in a way larger zoo cannot always offer.

What is your favorite event?:  I thoroughly enjoy ZooLaLa and Zoobilee.  Both events are something I take pride in helping organize and execute.