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Leadership

From our CEO to our Board of Trustees, our Chairman’s Advisory Council to our Members-at-Large–every single member that makes up DISCOVERY Children’s Museum’s leadership team believes in the Museum’s mission to foster a welcoming environment where all are invited to engage in playful and educational experiences that ignite a lifelong love of learning. Together, they work to make sure that children’s needs for play, exploration, inspiration, belonging, and unique learning experiences are put right where they belong: FIRST.

A toddler reaching over to a water feature inside the museum while wearing a red raincoat with bear ears

Board of Trustees

Boyd Nelson

Chair
Cordia Energy

Rebecca Miltenberger

Vice Chair
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Justin Hartmann

Justin Hartmann

Treasurer
Northern Trust

Suken Shah

Secretary
Envision Marketing

Members-at-Large

Shameeda Abdul Mumin

Scholastic Book Fairs

Taryn Bragg, M.D.

Intermountain Health

Kami Dempsey-Goudie

Accretive Consulting

Jhone M. Ebert

Nevada Department of Education

Allon Englman

Aristocrat Gaming

Megan Farnsworth

Wells Fargo

David Gravatt

Epic Creative Solutions

Jason Gregorec

Caesars Entertainment

Melissa D. Kaiser

CEO
Ex Officio

Todd Lefkowitz

P3 Healthcare Partners

Ashley Levin

Community Leader

Stacie Truesdell Michaels

Fountainebleau Las Vegas

Jeffrey Miracle

MidFirst Bank

Troy Moser

MOSER Architecture Studio

Ronn Nicolli Jr.

Resorts World

Patricia Rodriguez

NV Energy

Joyce Schneider

In Memoriam
Board Service 2004-2024

Dave Thornhill

Mobilitas Insurance

Amy Timperley

Southwest Gas

Jennifer Weissman

Penn Entertainment

Chair Emerita

Judy Cebulko

Community Leader

DIVERSITY, EQUITY and INCLUSION COUNCIL

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Council advises DISCOVERY Children’s Museum’s leadership in developing equitable practices and policies, broadening the recruitment of diverse staff members and volunteers, identifying diversity education opportunities and resources, and ensuring inclusion in its programming and exhibits.

Brian Martin

Chair

StarMax Studios

Latoya Holman

Vice Chair

The Public Education Foundation

Walter Flores – Aguirre

New York Life Insurance Company

Ericka Aviles

Ericka Aviles Consulting, LLC.

Shameeda Abdul-Mumin

Scholastic Book Fairs

Karl Catarata

Human Rights Campaign

Megan Farnsworth

Wells Fargo

David Gravatt

Epic Creative Solutions

Maxine Jones

Entertainer

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Statement

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

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Land Acknowlegement

We would like to acknowledge and honor the Indigenous communities of this region, and recognize that the Museum is situated on the traditional homelands of the Southern Paiute Peoples. We offer gratitude for the land itself, for those who have stewarded it for generations, and for the opportunity to play, learn, discover, and be in community with this land.

Internal Leadership

  • CEO – Melissa Kaiser
  • Vice President of Operations – Gary Haleamau
  • Vice President of Learning Experiences – Laura Christian
  • Vice President of Marketing and Communications – Jodi Gutstein
  • Vice President of Development – Caitlin Shea
  • CFO – Shirley Cohen-Matthew

General Counsel

  • Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Chairman's Advisory Council

    • Judy Cebulko – Chair
    • Troy Moser – Vice Chair
    • Dan Anderson
    • Jan Jones-Blackhurst
    • Carrie Carter-Cooper
    • Denise Cashman
    • Jeri Crawford
    • Steve Hill – Honorary Member
    • Barbara Molasky
    • Victor Onufrieff
    • Peter Poggione
    • Candy Schneider
    • Jon Sparer
    • Mark Tratos
    • Ric Truesdell

From their first day of school to their first A-HA moments.

We put our kids first.

Parents (under a purple overlay) with their toddler (in full color) who is playing on an exhibit

That’s a FIRST made possible by the DISCOVERY Children’s Museum.

As a premier educational partner in the community, we will champion collaboration that inspires every child to become an innovative thinker through the joy and wonder of hands-on DISCOVERY.