Foundation Board

The Children’s Discovery Museum Foundation is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization created to support the mission and vision of the Town of Normal Children’s Discovery Museum, to raise and expend funds for the benefit of the Museum and to advocate on behalf of the Museum in the community at large.


Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 12:00 pm.

Classroom, Children's Discovery Museum 
Ron Hill Conference Room
11 Uptown Circle - Normal, IL

Meeting Minutes

View 2018 Meeting Minutes


  • Gina Mandros, President
  • Ben Harmon, Vice-President
  • Marlene Dietz, Secretary
  • Mark Jontry, Treasurer
  • Carla Barnes
  • Dr. Caroline Halperin
  • Mitch Stebel
  • Patrick Bane
  • Paul Scharnett
  • Terry Ogunleye
  • Theresa Prosser


Annual Reports

Click the link below to see how funds are needed and used to support the on-going mission of the Children’s Discovery Museum … to inspire the love of learning through the power of play.