FOUNDATION FOR THE READING PUBLIC MUSEUM ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTORS
January 7, 2019 — Reading, PA – The Reading Public Museum welcomed new members to its Board of Directors. Incoming members joining the board for three-year terms are Ted Lavender, owner of Berks • Fire • Water Restorations, Bill Sands owner of Sands & Company Real Estate, and Anna Weitz, retired president of the Reading Area Community College.
“The Museum is fortunate to have an active volunteer base and engagement from across our community that supports our mission,” said Museum Director and CEO John Graydon Smith. “These new Board Members will play a vital role in guiding The Museum’s administration to ensure that our exhibits, events and programs educate, enlighten and engage current and future generations.”
The following members rotated off the board at the conclusion of their terms in 2018: Bill Combs, Frank Delewski, Lisa Lavender, Dr. C. Jack Lusch, Jill Martin, and Dr. Tom Souders. Members of the Board are limited to two consecutive three-year terms.
New Executive Committee members were also approved with Chuck Harenza, Stevens & Lee, replacing Dave Meas as Board Chair following the conclusion of his two terms in that role. Heidi Masano, Masano Bradley, was elected Vice Chair and Scott Gruber of Tompkins VIST was named Treasurer. Dr. Seth Rosenzweig continues as Secretary while Dr. Jerry Marcus was named Assistant Secretary.
The new members and Executive slate were approved at a meeting on December 7, 2018.
THE READING PUBLIC MUSEUM
The Reading Public Museum is supported in part by grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and is located at 500 Museum Road, Reading, PA Admission per day is: $10 adults (18-64), $6 children/seniors/college students (w/ID) and free to Members and children three years old and under. The Museum is open daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Web: www.readingpublicmuseum.org
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