Meet The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center Team
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center Board of Directors
R. Bruce Andrews, Chair
Retired aerospace executive. Former president and CEO, GenMech Aerospace, AGC, Inc., Alderman & Company Consulting, United Nuclear Corp., and group vice president, University of North Carolina's six aerospace manufacturing companies.
MS, University of New Haven
Dr. Steven J. Davis, Vice-Chair
Retired Chief Scientist, Physical Sciences, Inc.
Former section chief, New Laser Concepts Section at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, NM. Fellow of SPIE: the International Society for Optics and Photonics. Many years of classroom science education with students K-12 and beyond. Ph.D., Physics, University of New Hampshire
Laura Provost, Treasurer
Principal and Financial Adviser, Altus Investments, LLC, an affiliate of LPL Investments. 31-year background in portfolio management and financial advising.
MBA, Babson College, BS, University of New Hampshire
Steve Lundquist, Secretary
Senior Program Manager and Senior Manager of Flight Operations for Elbit Systems of America
Former USAF officer and pilot.
MS, Aeronautical Science, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, BS, Aeronautical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Founder and Business Consultant, The Bruce Group, providing strategy and planning services to Fortune 500 corporations.
BS, biology & chemistry, LadyCliff College
Executive Program, Columbia Graduate School of Business
Paul A. Burkett, Esq.
Shareholder and attorney, Rath Young Pignatelli, PC
Former USN nuclear submarine officer. JD, University of VA School of Law, BS, English, U.S. Naval Academy
Contracts Manager, BAE Systems
BA, criminology & sociology, University of Southern Maine
President, Prospect Hill Strategies
Former Business Development Manager and Director of Government Relations for BAE Systems
BA, politics, St. Anselm College
Walt Havenstein, Col., USMC, ret.
retired aerospace executive
Former CEO, BAE Systems and SAIC
Colonel, USMC, ret.
MS, engineering, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School; BS, aerospace engineering, U.S. Naval Academy
Rep. Jim MacKay, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist, private practice
NH State Representative, 9 terms
Concord NH City Council, 12 years including 4 as Mayor of Concord
Major, U.S. Army, ret.
PhD, Union Graduate School, MA and BA, Tufts University
MSW, Boston University
Senior Account Executive and Risk Manager, Cross Insurance
BS, meteorology, mathematics, Plymouth State University
Hon. Bill Remick
Retired science educator
Former NH State Representative, 6 terms
Former flight crew member, USAF
MS, Southern CT State College, BA, education, Keene State College.
Jeanne T. Gerulskis, Ex-Officio
Executive Director, McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
Former Senior Curator of Programs, Ketchikan Museums
28-year background in museum leadership and museum education
BA, economics, Williams College
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center Staff
Jeanne T. Gerulskis,
Sarah Hoffschwelle, Education Director
Emma Cook, Education Coordinator
Kyle Hoisington, Business Manager
Visitor Services Team
Linds Jakows, Visitor Services Manager
Sarah Nappo, Membership & Volunteer Coordinator
Visitor Services Assistants