Children’s Museum Installs New Board Members

new board members at the childrens museum

The Children’s Museum of Sonoma County (CMOSC) is pleased to announce the installation of new Board members to the Executive Committee.  Board president Mark Dolan completes his 3rd term of service, and will be succeeded by Michael Kasper.  Julio Caceres (Secretary) also completes his 3rd term of service.  Board members Jason Glazier and Jenny Levine Smith have been elected to serve as First Vice President and Secretary respectively. 

Current CMOSC President Mark Dolan said, “Like the children we serve, the Children’s Museum has had tremendous, positive growth.  The community support and new leadership team will continue to develop the Children’s Museum into a place for children to innovate and explore the arts and sciences.”

After almost 30 years of leadership in the private sector with Proctor & Gamble and OCLI (now JDSU), Michael Kasper has served not-for profits in Sonoma County, both as CEO at the United Way of the Wine Country and most recently as Development Director of Committee on the Shelterless (COTS).

“The Children’s Museum is a superb addition to Sonoma County as a place to nurture the curiosity and development of our most important asset.  It is well positioned to become a vital and indispensable organization for children in our community,” said Michael Kasper, incoming president and former CEO of United Way of the Wine Country.

Jason Glazier, an independent financial advisor with Ameriprise, joined the CMOSC Board in 2011, and was elected to serve as First Vice President.  Jenny Levine-Smith, Director of Beth Ami Community Nursery School, joined the CMOSC Board in 2014 and was elected to serve as Secretary.  

Children’s Museum of Sonoma County is a non-profit organization located at 1835 West Steele Lane in Santa Rosa, California.

The museum invites children and their families from all walks of life to explore and learn about science, art and the natural world. The museum includes an indoor science and imagination gallery, a tot area, a private birthday party and event venue, an arts center, as well as outdoor exhibits that showcase the diversity of Sonoma County, including a scale Russian River, stand of redwood trees, farm area and interactive butterfly garden.

The mission of the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County’s is to inspire children’s creativity and stimulate their curiosity to discover the world through playful exploration of the arts and sciences.  


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