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.

Ashley Carl - Vice Chair
Executive Director
Marketing & Public Relations
Hillsborough Community College

Lori Nissen - Secretary
Audit Partner

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

Julian Mackenzie - President
Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)


Gina Evans
Director of Government Relations
Hillsborough County Aviation Authority

Bret Feldman
Phelps, Dunbar, LLP

Karrie K. Hebert, CPA
Tax Director
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Ken Hagan
Commissioner, District 2
Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners

Matt Lazzara, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering
University of Virginia

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

Holly Markham
Vice President of Community Engagement and Student Strategies
GTE Financial

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

Dennis Rogero
Chief of Staff
City of Tampa

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.