The Discovery Center Board of Directors is an integral part of furthering the agency’s mission and goals. The key functions of the Board of Directors are:
To protect the public interest (governance, evaluation, ensure legal and ethical integrity).
To ensure the organization achieves its mission and goals (select, support, and evaluate the Executive Director, ensure effective planning, collaborating with staff, strategic and financial planning for sustainability).
To enhance the organization’s public standing (communicate the mission to the public, garner support from the community),
To cultivate and leverage connections and resources that can further initiatives (industry/ community connections, planning and executing fundraising events).
To bring forth new ideas and enthusiasm, and to work to make these ideas a reality.
Board meetings are held at The Discovery Center on the fourth Tuesday nine times per year with a planning session at 5:30 p.m. and the Board meeting beginning at 6:15 p.m.