July 6, 2010
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Eggleston, Spahn, and Standridge Join Maryland Academy of Sciences Board of Trustees
Three Community Leaders will Contribute to Maryland Science Center Innovation
Three community and business leaders were elected to the Board of Trustees of the Maryland Academy of Sciences, the parent organization of the Maryland Science Center, at its recent annual meeting. The new members of the Board are York Eggleston, IV; Francie Spahn; and Brant J. Standridge.
Mr. Eggleston is co-founder and CEO of Semantic Labs, an idea commercialization and software development company.
Ms. Spahn is an Associate in the Real Estate Department of Saul Ewing, LLP, and is one of the first ten Maryland attorneys to become a LEED Accredited Professional.
Mr. Standridge is Baltimore Regional President for BB&T and is BBT’s Maryland State President.
“The Maryland Science Center welcomes these ambitious new board members, whose insight and expertise will be invaluable as we develop innovative ways to make informal science education available to all Marylanders,” said Maryland Science Center President and CEO Van Reiner. “Our relationships in the science and business communities will be strengthened through their participation in our initiatives and through their advocacy.”
About the Maryland Science Center
The Maryland Science Center in Baltimore is visited by more than 500,000 people each year. Popular exhibits include: Dinosaur Mysteries with full-size dinosaurs and interactive paleontology activities; a day in the life of the human body in Your Body: The Inside Story; and dozens of interactive experiments in Newton’s Alley. Other attractions include the Kids Room, the five-story St. John Properties IMAX Theater, and the world-famous Davis Planetarium.