Board of Directors

MOSI is operated by the Museum of Science & Industry Foundation, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that is managed by the president and a volunteer board of directors made up of community leaders. The foundation is a private, non-profit corporation which seeks to inspire the public through hands-on, minds-on experiences involving science, technology, and various industries. Sources of revenue include admissions, public and private contributions, membership, and community events. MOSI is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


Robert M. Thomas - Chair
Two Rivers Ranch, Inc. 

Lori Nissen - Secretary
Audit Partner

J. Michael Morris, CPA - Treasurer
CPA and Partner
Hanna, Lemar & Morris

Mike Schultz - Immediate Past Chair
Florida Hospital West Florida Region




Maruchi Azorin, MBA
Villa Rosa Distinctive Linens

Ashley Arthur Carl
Executive Director, Marketing & Public Relations
Hillsborough Community College

Santiago C. Corrada
President & CEO
Visit Tampa Bay

Carole L. Dale
Skyline Suncoast Displays

Bret Feldman, Esq.
Phelps Dunbar, LLP

Annemarie Hare
Wealth Strategist
Northern Trust

Karrie Hebert, CPA
Tax Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Al Higginbotham
District 7 Commissioner
Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners

Patti Jurinski
Independent Health Consultant

Lindsey Kimball
Hillsborough County Economic Development

Stephen Kucera, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology
University of Tampa

Matt Lazzara, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomecular Engineering and Bioengineering 
University of Pennsylvania 

Kimberly Madison, Esq.
Director of Administration
Strategic Property Partners, LLC

Larry R. Plank, EdS
Director of K-12 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Education
Hillsborough County Public Schools

Dennis Rogero
Chief of Staff
City of Tampa

Kenneth T. Stewart
Integrated Security Consultants

National Board

Alejandro Acevedo-Gutièrrez, PhD
Mark R. Arrigo
Dan E. Arvizu, PhD
Kenneth Atwater, PhD
Glenn A. Burdick, PhD – Past Chair
Raul Cuero, PhD
David C. Darnell
Judy Genshaft, PhD
Anita Goel, MD, PhD
Louis Martin-Vega, PhD, PE
Antonia Novello, MD
Robert Sackstein, MD, PhD
T. Terrell Sessums
Marc Umlas, MD
Lydia Villa-Komaroff, PhD
Edmond J. Yunis, MD

Mike Schultz

MOSI Board Chair Robert M. Thomas

President Two Rivers Ranch, Inc.