Eugene Science Center is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors consisting of dedicated community members who are passionate about our mission and vision.
Officers of the Board
Kevin O’Brien | Chair
Julie Coren | Vice-Chair
Carolyn Petersen | 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 science center 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 [email protected].
Julie Coren | Grant Writer, Eugene-Springfield Youth Orchestras
Sona Hodaie | Development Manager, Parenting Now!
J. Ingrid Kessler, DVM | Retired Veterinarian, Emergency Veterinary Hospital
Allison Kreider | 3rd Grade Teacher, Howard Elementary Technology Immersion School
Josh Marinacci | Senior Developer Advocate, Mozilla
Nancy S. Mills, Ph.D. | Retired, Professor of Chemistry, Trinity University
Kevin O’Brien | Owner, O’Brien Construction
Carolyn Petersen | R&D Project Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Abigail Stillie | Communications Coordinator, Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, University of Oregon
Kevin Walters, J.D. | Accountant, Moss Adams LLP
Sarah Cheesman, Ph.D. | Development Director, Ophelia’s Place
Lynn Dierking, Ph.D. | Professor in Free-Choice Learning, Department of Science & Mathematics Education, College of Science, Oregon State University
Monica Careaga-Houck, Ph.D. | Retired, Biochemist
Kate James, R.Ph., FIACP | Co-owner, Broadway Apothecary
William James | Co-owner, Broadway Apothecary
Catherine Rainwater, Ph.D. | Retired, Professor of Biology, Our Lady of the Lake University
Geraldine Richmond, Ph.D. | Professor, Chemistry and Materials Science Institute, University of Oregon
Lucy Vinis | Mayor, City of Eugene