WE ARE CREATIVE ANIMALS

MISSION

The Creative Animal Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization devoted to advancing education and science through programs dedicated to conservation, environmental sustainability, wildlife preservation, and the protection of our world’s oceans and waterways.

VISION

A world where individuals create happy, healthy, and fulfilled lives a while guiding other people, businesses, and governments toward sustainability in order to make a healthy planet for all species.

ACTION

In 2017 & 2018, we are taking our message on the road to visit 50 cities in a tiny home on wheels. Along the way, are building an online community of over 1 million people, creating a video journal to showcase wildlife and people who are making the world a better place, and speaking at schools, universities, businesses, and festivals.

STEPHANIE ARNE

Co-Founder | Board President | Tour Host

As a seasoned wildlife educator and the Host of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, Stephanie knows first-hand about non-sustainable human practices and how they impact ecosystems and the species they support. So she has made it her life’s mission to share what she has learned with as many people as possible.

stephaniearne.com

TIM DAVISON

Co-Founder | Board Vice President | Tour Host

Wildlife artist, educator, and filmmaker, Timothy Davison, gained plenty of experience as an “on-the-road” speaker long before hitting the sustainability trail with The Creative Animal Tour. In addition to working with zoos, he’s crisscrossed the United States accompanied by wild-animal ambassadors and spoke to over a million people while giving conservation-based programs at schools nationwide.

timothydavisonart.com

ANDREW M. ODOM

Tiny House Expert

With experience in the non-profit sector as well as a prominent role in the modern tiny house movement, Andrew understands living a sustainable lifestyle on a number of levels. Having lived in a tiny house on wheels, he also knows what living and traveling with few tangible possessions is like, and he enjoys teaching others how they can live big while living small.

LAURIE HOLLOWAY

Communications Connoisseur

With deep roots in journalism, Laurie brings a whole ‘nother level of awesomeness to the team. After a career as a newspaper editor; this public relations and communications guru has worked in both the medical field and the zoo world. Her love for animals and passion for communication helps the team hone our unique message for the world.

AMANDA KAAHANUI

Board Member | Program Specialist, Special Parent Information Network, Dept. of Health, Hawaii

ATHENA SPARKS

Board Member | Southern Region Manager, Arizona State Parks

Tim Zielinski

Board Member

CARL

Brand Ambassador | Mascot

Meet, Carl, our lovable representation of what it means to be a creative animal. He’s an ape who lives in the modern day, just like us. He’s always jamming to his favorite music and creating a better future. His wink lets everyone know that he’s up to something, join the Troop today to find out what.

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WHAT IS A CREATIVE ANIMAL?

\ krē-ādiv \ ‘a-nə-məl \
cre·a·tive an·im·al – noun / adjective | cre·a·tive an·im·als – plural | troop – group
1. a member of a species who makes new things or thinks of new ideas.
2. a human who uses their ideas and skills to make the world a better place.