Board of Directors

The Science Factory is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors consisting of dedicated community members who care about our mission and vision.

 

 

Julie Coren

 

Grant Writer, Eugene-Springfield Youth Orchestras

 

Carolyn DeMarco

 

Scientist III, Thermo Fisher

 

Jennifer A. Haynes, Ph.D.

 

Freelance Biotech Patent Agent

 

Monica Carega Houck, Ph.D.

 

Retired, Biochemist

 

Josh Marinacci

 

Head of Developer Relations, PubNub

 

Nancy S. Mills, Ph.D.

 

Retired, Professor of Chemistry, Trinity University

 

Kevin O'Brien

 

Owner, O'Brien Construction

 

Catherine Rainwater, Ph.D.

 

Retired, Professor of Biology - Our Lady of the Lake University

 

Brent Stone

 

Winemaker, King Estate Winery

 

Kevin Walters, J.D.

 

Accountant, Moss Adams LLP

 

Officers of the Board

 

Brent Stone, Chair

Monica Careaga Houck, Vice-Chair

Nancy Mills, Secretary

Kevin Walters, Treasurer

 

 

The Board of Directors is a volunteer, governing body that provides legal, fiducial and strategic oversight for the nonprofit organization. We seek individuals who are passionate about the community service the Museum provides and want to be a part of its success. Persons with wide knowledge of the Eugene-Springfield community or with experience in financial professions, sales, the media, fundraising or government are of particular interest. For more information, contact Tim Scott, executive director, at tscott@sciencefactory.org.

 


 

Advisory Board

 

Hon. Ann Aiken Judge, U.S. District Court
Phyllis Brown, M.D.

Former Chief of Staff - Sacred Heart Hospital

Lynn Dierking, Ph.D.

Professor in Free-Choice Learning, Department of Science &

Mathematics Education, College of Science - Oregon State University

C. Edward Gerdes Director of Industrial Sales and Sourcing, Hummingbird Wholesale
Nancy Golden, Ph.D. Chief Education Officer, Oregon
Mauizio Paparo Owner & Executive Chief, Excelsior Ristorante
Jean Phelps Former Executive Director, Relief Nursery
Hon. Kitty Piercy Former Mayor, City of Eugene
Geraldine Richmond, Ph.D. Professor, Chemistry and Materials Science Institute - University of Oregon
Sarah Cheesman, Ph.D. Development Director, Ophelia's Place

 

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