GREAT LAKES SCIENCE CENTER ELECTS NEW BOARD CHAIR AND NEW BOARD MEMBER
August 29th, 2012
CLEVELAND (August 29, 2012) – Great Lakes Science Center announces the appointment of a new board chair, Paul Dolan. Dolan is chairman and chief executive officer of the Cleveland Indians.
“We’re pleased to welcome Paul Dolan as board chair and appreciate his strong dedication to civic engagement here in Northeast Ohio,” said Don Paterson, interim president and chief financial officer of Great Lakes Science Center. “He is a respected leader in his field – one that will bring an unmatched commitment to the importance of providing informal science education to today’s youth.”
Dolan was named chairman and chief executive officer of the Cleveland Indians prior to the 2011 season. Previously, he was president since 2004 and vice president, general counsel with the Indians upon joining the organization in 2000.
In addition to Dolan’s appointment, the Science Center elected Tom Matthews as a new board member. Matthews is vice president of research and development of The Lincoln Electric Company.
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About Great Lakes Science Center
Great Lakes Science Center is one of the nation’s leading science and technology centers and home to Northeast Ohio’s NASA Glenn Visitor Center. Its mission is to engage visitors through fun, interactive experiences to stimulate curiosity about and encourage understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. It features hundreds of hands-on exhibits, themed traveling exhibits, daily demonstrations, the awe-inspiring OMNIMAX® Theater and the Steamship William G. Mather. The Science Center is open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Discounted parking is available for guests in the attached 500-car garage. Great Lakes Science Center is generously funded by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. For more information, contact the Science Center at 216-694-2000 or visit www.GreatScience.com.
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