Meet Our Board of Directors

Executive Committee


Joe Hastings

Co-Executive Director

President Elect

Joseph Cox

President & CEO
Museum of Discovery and Science

Past President

Tanya Durand

Executive Director

Vice President

Crystal Bowyer

Chief Strategy and
External Affairs Officer
Museum of Science and Industry


Putter Bert

President and CEO
KidsQuest Children’s Museum

Treasurer & Finance Chair

Felipe Peña III

Executive Director
Children’s Museum of Brownsville

Governance & Nominating Chair

Tifferney White

Chief Executive Officer
Louisiana Children’s Museum

Strategic Initiatives Chair

Dené Mosier

President & CEO
Kansas Children’s Discovery Center

At-Large Board Members

Brenda Baker

Vice President of Exhibits, Facilities and Strategic Initiatives Madison Children’s Museum

Atiba Edwards

President & CEO
Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Rongedzayi Fambasayi

Melissa Kaiser

Chief Executive Officer
DISCOVERY Children’s Museum

Gretchen Kerr

Chief Operating Officer, Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

Lara Litchfield-Kimber

Executive Director
Montshire Museum of Science

Michael McHorney

Brindha Muniappan, PhD

Senior Director of the Museum Experience, Discovery Museum

Carol Tang, PhD

Executive Director
Children’s Creativity Museum

Hilary Van Alsburg

Executive Director
Children’s Museum of Tucson

Stephanie Terry

Executive Director
Louis J. Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville

Stephen White, Esq.

Chief Strategy Officer,
Vice President of Partnerships and Business Development
Center of Science and Industry (COSI)