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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

Julie Coren | Chair

Abbie Stillie | Vice-Chair

Sona Hodaie | Secretary

Aaron Defferding | 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.

Please complete this form if you are interested in serving on our Board of Directors.

For more information, contact Tim Scott, Executive Director, at [email protected].

Board Members

Julie Coren | Grant Writer, Eugene-Springfield Youth Orchestras

Aaron Defferding | Accounting Technician, Moss Adams

Sona Hodaie | Development Manager, Parenting Now!

Allison Kreider | 3rd Grade Teacher, Howard Elementary Technology Immersion School

Andrew Moreland | Controller, The Duck Store

Karen Sonntag | Community Member

Abigail Stillie | Communications Coordinator, Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, University of Oregon

Advisory Board

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

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

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