The Upland Tropical Rain Forest exhibit is temporarily closed through Fall 2022.

Board of Directors

The expert members of the National Aquarium Board of Directors provide strategic long-term planning and oversight, and ensure that the organization's actions align with its mission to inspire conservation of the world's aquatic treasures.

Edward Wiese Board Chair

Ted Wiese recently retired from T. Rowe Price, where he spent nearly 35 years as a fixed income investment professional.

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Shari Sant Plummer Vice Chair

Shari Sant Plummer is president and founder of Code Blue Charitable Foundation, secretary/trustee of the Summit Charitable Foundation, found...

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Colleen Dilenschneider Vice Chair

Colleen Dilenschneider is the chief market engagement officer for IMPACTS, a global leader in predictive market intelligence.

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John Racanelli President and Chief Executive Officer

John leads a diverse and talented team of employees and volunteers in pursuing the Aquarium's mission.

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Adam Borden Board Member

Adam Borden is Vice President Digital Marketing at Live! Casino & Hotel, a part of The Cordish Companies.

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Marc Bunting Board Member

Marc Bunting is CEO of the Blue Jar Family Council.

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Keith Campbell Board Member

Keith Campbell founded Campbell & Company in 1972 and currently serves as chairman of its board of directors.

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Bob Carter Chair Emeritus

Bob Carter, CFRE, founded Carter in 2010 and serves as chair today.

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Todd Chester Board Member

Todd Chester is a senior portfolio manager for Wells Fargo Private Bank.

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