i.d.e.a. Museum Foundation Board

The City of Mesa’s i.d.e.a. Museum is supported by the i.d.e.a. Museum Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to provide sustainable resources to fulfill i.d.e.a. Museum’s mission through fundraising, advocacy, and partnerships. Its vision is to create infinite possibilities for the i.d.e.a. Museum. The Foundation represents community ownership and provides input to the Museum.

Lora Lassitter

Chair
Public Relations &
Special Events
Mesa Community College

Dr. James Driscoll

Treasurer
Superintendent,
Tempe Elementary Schools

 

Julie Spilsbury

Julie Spilsbury

Council Liaison
Councilmember,
City of Mesa

Jessica Barnett

Board Member
Instructor; Director Devise and
Usability Lab
Ira A. Fulton
Schools of Engineering
Arizona State University
Kathryn-Evans

Kathryn Evans, M.Ed.

Board Member
Early Childhood
Education Specialist
Arizona PBS Education &
Community Impact

Greg Heap

Greg Heap

Board Member
Senior Relationships Mgr,
Vice President
Wells Fargo AZ
Middle Market Banking

Nancy Hormann

Board Member
President &
Executive Director
Downtown Mesa
Association

Spencer Lee

Spencer C. Lee

Board Member
Attorney
Smith, Alston & Lee, PLC

Monique Joseph

Andrea Ramos

Board Member
Project Director
McCarthy Building Companies

Susan Stephensen

Susan Stephensen

Board Member
Government &
Community Engagement
Arizona State University

Christopher Trendler

Christopher Trendler

Board Member
Partner
ghSMART

Tony Wall

Tony J. Wall

Board Member
President
3W Management

Photos provided by individual board members and Ivan Martinez Photography.

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Ideaologists

Meet our creative think tank of great minds from around the world.

Jeremy Babendure, Ph.D.

CEO of AZ SciTech Fest
Science Ambassador

Robert Gorbet

Chair & Professor, Dept. of
Integrated Knowledge

University of Waterloo, Kitchener, ON

Colleen Howard

STEM Coordinator
Mesa Public Schools

Shawn S. Jordan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Arizona State University – Polytechnic Campus 

Nancy Nemitz

Owner, Create the Space
Professional Organizing

John Willie

CEO of Creative Engine
Brand marketing

Milagros Zingoni

Assistant Professor,
Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts

Arizona State University

Honorary Board Members

John O. Whiteman - Founder (deceased)

Corrine Brooks

Jennifer Duff

Dawn Giles

Carmen Guerrero

David Luna

Sean Lunny

Elaine G. Morrison

Address

i.d.e.a. Museum
150 W. Pepper Place
Mesa, AZ 85201

Admission

Admission: $9/person

Free for members and those under age 1

Call Us

480-644-idea (4332) (recorded)

480-644-2468 (live)

480-644-2466 (fax)

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Hours - NEW!

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday - Saturday

12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday

Closed
Mondays

 

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