Mike Fouraker "is the Executive Director of the nationally ranked Fort Worth Zoo and has been with the institution since 1993. Fouraker brings more than 27 years of elephant management skills to the IEF with experience in the elephant programs at both the Fort Worth and Knoxville Zoos. The Fort Worth Zoo’s Asian elephant breeding program includes two adult bull elephants and five females. Mike serves on the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ (AZA) Board of Directors and is an active Board Member on the International Rhino Foundation and the International Iguana Foundation. Additionally, he serves as the coordinator for the AZA White Rhino Species Survival Plan (SSP), and is a member of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) Conservation Breeding Specialist Group and World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA)." 
- Director, International Elephant Foundation
Resources and articles
- Michael Fouraker, International Elephant Foundation, accessed June 18, 2010.