POSTED: 01/01/0001

DENVER – Feb. 5, 2014 – The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region's leading resource for informal science education, announces the addition of Allegra “Happy” Haynes and Leo Tilman to its Board of Trustees.


“Both Happy and Leo are strategic thinkers who have each actively used their talents and expertise to better society,” said George Sparks, President and CEO of the Museum. “I look forward to working with them to ensure the Museum’s continued success as we celebrate the completion of our new wing and begin planning our next strategic phase for inspiring and serving our community.”


Haynes is the director of civic and community engagement at CRL Associates. Prior to that, she served as chief communication engagement officer for Denver Public Schools, where she was responsible for leading parent and community-member engagement efforts, cultivating strategic partnerships, and managing government affairs for the school district. She also serves on the boards of the Colorado Children’s Campaign, the Stapleton Development Corporation and Foundation, the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, City Park Jazz, and the Colorado Council of the Trust for Public Land.


Tilman is president of the strategic advisory firm Tilman & Company. Prior to founding the firm, Tilman held senior leadership positions with BlackRock and Bear Stearns. He is an adjunct faculty member of Columbia University and has authored three books. Tilman is a board member of Atlantic Partnership, a member of the Colorado Forum, and an international advisory board member of British American Business and the Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University.


About the Denver Museum of Nature & Science
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain Region’s leading resource for informal science education. A variety of engaging exhibits, discussions and activities help Museum visitors celebrate and understand the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth and the universe. The Museum is located at 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO, 80205. To learn more about the Museum, check, or call 303-370-6000. Many of the Museum’s educational programs and exhibits are made possible in part by the citizens of the seven-county metro area through the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.



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