Maria Hane is the President of the Museum of Science & History of Jacksonville. She joined the Museum in 2009 and has since increased the Museum’s operating budget by 46 percent and implemented $5 million in capital improvements. Under her leadership, the Museum has completed a 10-year Master Plan for Growth and launched an $80 million capital project for renovation and new construction of a new center for science, innovation and culture.
Hane’s leadership in collaborative work qualified her as a National Arts Strategies Chief Executive Program Fellow and recognition as a 2014 Change Agent receiving the Nonprofit Center Innovation and Collaboration Award. Leadership Jacksonville recognized Hane’s community leadership with the Tillie K. Fowler Distinguished Leadership Award in 2018. She has also received commendation from the City of Jacksonville’s Human Rights Commission, JASMYN and the Regional Planning Council for her community leadership work. Hane is a founding member of Cultural Fusion, a collaborative network of arts and cultural organizations in Jacksonville leveraging the power of the collective to ensure a strong cultural community is a valued asset and expectation for residents and the business community.
She is a member of Leadership Florida Cornerstone Class of 2020, chairs the Visit Jacksonville Board and serves on the Board of the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida and the Jacksonville Chamber Board of Governors. She is an active member of Leadership Jacksonville, Class of 2002, serving on the 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Leadership Development Teams; and is a member of the Jacksonville Women’s Network.
Hane graduated summa cum laude from the University of North Florida with a bachelor of arts in communications. Prior to MOSH, Hane served as Deputy Director of Operations at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens and as Director of Written Communications for Jacksonville Mayor John D. Delaney. With more than 25 years of leadership experience in the nonprofit and public service sector, Hane has served in key positions with extensive experience in volunteer and board development, advocacy, fundraising, communications, governance and strategic planning. She has served as a presenter at national conferences for ASTC (Association for Science and Technology Centers), AAM (American Alliance for Museums), STEM Ecosystem Funders Network and the Florida Association of Museums state conference.
Bruce J. Fafard
Bruce J. Fafard is the Chief Operating Officer at MOSH. Fafard has more than 30 years of experience in various industries including aerospace, insurance, manufacturing and retail. Prior to joining MOSH, Fafard served as President & CEO of 121 Financial Credit Union, CEO of Scient Federal Credit Union and held a variety of positions at Connex Credit Union. He earned his Masters of Business Administration from the University of New Haven and his Bachelor of Science in economics from Southern Connecticut State University. He also earned the Certified Innovation Executive designation from the Credit Union Executive Society. Fafard currently serves on several boards and committees including Leadership Jacksonville, Northeast Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) and the JAX Chamber.
Jane Scofield is the Chief Financial Officer at MOSH. With more than 20 years of experience, she is a certified public accountant licensed in the state of New Mexico, a chartered global managerial accountant and a certified fraud examiner. Prior to joining MOSH, Scofield was the Chief Financial Officer for 121 Financial Credit Union and was the Principal and Director of Business Advisory Services at Ennis, Pellum & Associates, CPAs. Scofield graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Masters of Business Administration in accounting. She also attended University of Tennessee-Knoxville with her Bachelor of Arts in health issues casework. Scofield volunteers in the community and sits on many boards including the Jacksonville Housing Authority and JAX Chamber.
Kaye Glover is the Vice President of Development at MOSH, with more than 15 years of professional nonprofit experience. She is an experienced fundraising professional with expertise in successfully managing and implementing effective fundraising strategies for annual fund, major gifts, corporate sponsorships and planned giving. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Mercer University. Prior to joining MOSH, Glover served as the planned giving director and major gifts officer at the Jacksonville Symphony Association and as the development director at Focus on Excellence. She is a member of the Late Bloomer’s Garden Club, served three years as president on the Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital of Jacksonville, as well as the chairman of the Florida Forum and Antiques Show and Sale.
Eddie Whisler is an enthusiastic educator who is especially passionate about spreading an interest in science. Whisler has been an Educator and School Programs Manager at MOSH since 2010, and has classroom teaching experience in Duval County, Hawaii and South Carolina. These experiences have revealed to him the power of the inquiry approach to learning—the approach he now brings to the informal setting of museum education. He graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in science education.
Paul Bourcier is Curator at MOSH and is responsible for overseeing the collections and exhibition programs. He earned a bachelor’s degree in geography from Clark University and a master’s degree in American history with Museum Studies certification from the University of Delaware. Prior to joining MOSH, he worked in curatorial positions at New York’s Adirondack Museum, the Rhode Island Historical Society and the Wisconsin Historical Society. He has extensive exhibits and collections management experience and is co-editor of Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging.
Amy Chamberlin is the Director of Communications & Marketing at MOSH where she is responsible for the Museum brand, public relations and marketing strategies to position MOSH as a regional destination, as well as build audiences for programs and exhibitions. She earned a Bachelor of Science in public relations and a minor in business administration from the University of Florida. Prior to joining MOSH, Chamberlin served as Communications Specialist at Community Hospice & Palliative Care and as the Associate Director of Marketing at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. During her 18-year tenure in the nonprofit sector, she has served in key positions with extensive experience in public relations, media relations, strategic communications and marketing and brand management.
Jordan Greenlee is the Director of Administration at MOSH. Greenlee joined the Museum in 2011 as an Adult Volunteer and has since served in Guest Relations and as Executive Assistant to the President. Greenlee serves as the Staff Liaison for the Elements of MOSH, the Museum’s Young Supporters affinity group, contributing to programming specific to young adult audiences. He also helped plan and execute programs including the community-organized March for Science in 2017 and the first Jacksonville Mini Maker Faire in 2018. Greenlee graduated from the University of North Florida with Bachelor of Arts in History.