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.


Regular meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held bi-monthly, beginning January 2019. Meetings will be at 12:00pm. 

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

Meeting Minutes

View 2018 - 2021 Meeting Minutes

Board Agendas 

Committee Agendas


  • Elise Albers
  • Patrick Bane
  • Marlene Dietz
  • Samuel Gray 
  • Tracie Henry 
  • Mark Jontry, Treasurer
  • Lauren Lurkins
  • Terry Ogunleye
  • Theresa Prosser
  • Paul Scharnett, Vice Chair
  • Mitch Stebel
  • Sarah Sturgill, Secretary
  • Rob Widmer, Chair 

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.


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