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Jackie Payne

Jackie Payne


Jackie Payne is a longtime resident of Amarillo having worked at the American Quarter Horse Association for 38 years. After taking early retirement from AQHA recently, she currently enjoys volunteering for the Zoo and the United States Tennis Association. Her work with the Zoo follows service on the City’s Parks & Recreation Commission. She and her husband Bruce have one daughter Jennifer.

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The Amarillo Zoo is located in Thompson Park. Take Hwy 287 North off of I-40, take the N. 24th Ave. exit and go West, turn right into Thompson Park and follow the signs to the Zoo parking lot.

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