Glenn Dobrogosz Receives AZA Inspector of the Year Award

posted on February 16, 2021 by Amy Scott


GREENSBORO, NC — The Greensboro Science Center (GSC) is proud to announce that CEO Glenn Dobrogosz has been named Inspector of the Year, Operations by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

Each year, three individuals are honored with the Inspector of the Year Award for their consistent exceptional work quality, and/or in recognition of the amount of time donated to performing inspections throughout their years as AZA Accreditation Inspectors.

According to AZA, “Glenn’s career has been defined by creative vision, constant advancement, and innovative development. He has served as the Chair of the Accreditation Commission, and has volunteered as an accreditation inspector since 2009. He deeply believes that the accreditation process should be a positive and proactive experience that helps the continued evolution and success of the organization under review.”

GSC Chief Operating Officer, Beth Hemphill, says, “Glenn’s dedication to the zoo and aquarium profession and the standards that guide it is apparent not only by the time and energy he willingly dedicates in his capacity as an AZA accreditation inspector, but also by his personal commitment to supporting and guiding facilities throughout the accreditation process. He has mentored numerous facilities while serving on the Accreditation Commission. His passion for the accreditation process has inspired colleagues to become AZA accreditation inspectors. It is fitting that AZA would acknowledge his tireless dedication to upholding and raising the standards within zoos and aquariums. I am so happy to see him recognized nationally for his leadership in his industry.”